2HAP Carriage restoration complete

The National Railway Museum has announced that staff and volunteers at Locomotion in Shildon are celebrating the completion of a five-year project to restore 2HAP carriage no. 4308. Nicknamed ‘Project Commuter’, the restoration began in...
3717 "City of Truro" at NRM York 2012 Railfest // Credit Tim Hawkins

GWR 3400/3700 ‘City’ steam locomotive class – Sole Survivor

One of the early designs from Churchward, the 3400 (Later changed to 3700 series) 'City' class were built to meet traffic demands as well as allowing Churchward to test new designs, later used in...
The Hetton Locomotive at Locomotion in Shildon

Investigation into unnamed steam locomotive begins

The National Railway Museum has announced that experts in early railway history have headed to Locomotion in Shildon in April to investigate an unnamed engine as part of a new research project. The locomotive is...
4771 Green Arrow

Steam locomotive 4771 Green Arrow for potential return? NRM release 15 year strategic plan

The National Railway Museum has released its 15-year strategic plan, listing some of the locomotives set to return and which won't be running any time soon. 60103 Flying Scotsman is set to continue its mainline...
All Six Surviving A4s on Display // Credit NRM

LNER A4 Class steam locomotives – Class Information

Fast, sleek and streamlined, these are some of the best express passenger steam locomotives ever built. This week's Class Information features a popular class among steam enthusiasts, Sir Nigel Gresley's A4 Class. Once looking at their...
Locomotion // Credit Hugh Mortimer

Shildon Railway Museum reaches visitor milestone

National Railway Museum (NRM) Shildon, also known as Locomotion, has seen 2.5 million people visit the museum. History of NRM Shildon The museum opened to the Public in September 2004, housing engines which are part of...
Tim Peaks Spacecraft

Tim Peake & Spacecraft To Touch Down At The National Railway Museum

The National Railway Museum, at both Shildon and York, will host Tim Peake and his spacecraft over the coming few months. The spacecraft will first visit Locomotion (The National Railway Museum in Shildon). It will...