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...
Rocket to return to Manchester for the first time in 180 years

Steam locomotive Rocket set for long term stay in York

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has announced that Stephenson's Rocket, one of the most iconic feats of British Engineering, will go on long-term display in the North of England. Rocket was built...
4231 at Swindon Works // Credit Unknown

GWR 42XX, 5205, 5275 and 72XX Classes of steam locomotives – Class Information

Built for short-distance heavy coal trains, the 4200s and variations played a key part in the transport of Welsh coal. Once exploring the working careers of each class, we will then see how each preserved...
National Railway Museum opens new highlights exhibition

Railway Museum in York Unveils New Highlights Exhibition

The National Railway Museum has announced its new exhibition of significant items from the national collection. They are being displayed together for the first time. The new exhibition, called highlights, will be situated overlooking the...
Judith McNicol, Director of the National Railway Museum. Picture by David Harrison.

Meet the National Railway Museum’s new Director

The National Railway Museum, in York, has announced that it has appointed Judith McNicol as their new Director, a role she has been performing since July 2017 as acting Director. Judith has been based at...
National Railway Museum to hold their wedding fair this sunday

Join The National Railway Museum This Sunday For Their Wedding Showcase

Join the National Railway Museum this Sunday (14th January) and meet local suppliers for everything you need for your special wedding day. This event runs from 11 am until 3 pm in the afternoon at the...
Patch the dog

Stocking Fillers From The National Railway Museum

Christmas is approaching, and the National Railway Museum has just the right present for your stocking fillers for the big day! On the day of writing. You can still get your presents delivered to you...
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...

NRM make Riley & Son offer for steam locomotive 60103 Flying Scotsman

The National Railway Museum has offered Riley & Son a contract, which if accepted, would see Riley & Son operate and maintain 60103 Flying Scotsman for the foreseeable future. The contract is for six years, which...
Mallard at the NRM

National Railway Museum to feature in new Accessible Britain guide from Motability

The National Railway Museum, in York, has announced that it is set to feature in a new edition of 'The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain' - just one of a dozen attractions across Yorkshire...
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