New Safety Valve Top // Credit Darrin Crone

An update on steam locomotive No. 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley – September 2018

The latest update (No.32) has been published on the National Railway Museum's website, featuring the progress made on returning Sir Nigel Gresley to steam between the 3rd and 14th of September. Tender The wheelsets for the...
60007 Sir Nigel Gresley smokebox door

An update on the overhaul of steam locomotive No.60007 Sir Nigel Gresley

The Railway Museum has released an update on the overhaul of steam locomotive No.60007 Sir Nigel Gresley, which is taking place in York. Llangollen Railway A number of items have now been sent to the Llangollen...
55002 // Credit: 47soton.co.uk

National Railway Museum stop locomotive group from volunteering

The 55002 Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry group have announced that the management at the National Railway Museum has stopped them from volunteering. Readers will probably have noticed the lack of news or progress on...
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...
Flying Scotsman to steam through Manchester and York

LNER Gresley A1 and A3 Class steam locomotives – Sole Survivor

This week's Sole Survivor focuses on the class the world's most famous steam locomotive belongs to, the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) Gresley A1 and A3 Class which the "Flying Scotsman" is a member...

SR Bulleid Pacifics steam locomotives – Class Information

This week's Class Information will be looking at the Southern Railway Bulleid Pacifics, the Merchant Navy, West Country & Battle of Britain classes. After looking into the history of both classes, we will then move...
4003 Lode Star // Credit: RailAdvent

GWR Churchward 4000 ‘Star’ Class steam locomotives – Sole Survivor

Following on from the first article of our new "Sole Survivor" series, today we bring you the next instalment looking at the Great Western Railway (GWR) Churchward 4000 'Star' Class steam locomotives. Once exploring the...
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...
Flying Scotsman, Class 88 and Hyperloop

Hyperloop pod lines up with steam locomotive No. 60103 ‘Flying Scotsman’ and Class 88...

The National Railway Museum, in York, has created the UK first on Friday as it brought together the past, present and future of rail travel to celebrate the latest stage of the museum's redevelopment. 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...
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