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...
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...
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...
National Railway Museum in york is open every day up until Christmas eve

Escape the Cold This Christmas at the National Railway Museum

As the nights draw in and the temperature drops, it can be hard to think of something to do on a cold weekend. Fear not! The National Railway Museum is open up until Christmas! The National...
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...
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...
Filling and Painting the Rear of the Tender Tank // Credit The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust Ltd

Update 40 on steam locomotive 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley

May has been another productive month for The Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Trust Ltd in overhauling their LNER A4 No.60007 "Sir Nigel Gresley". Valve Gearing, Blastpipe and Electrics Parts of the fillet curve on the crankpin...

Update 35 on steam locomotive No.60007 Sir Nigel Gresley

The beginning of December has seen much work continue on several areas of the engine. Tender The team has been busy carrying out repairs to the many sections of the tender's frame. Welding has been used...
60103 Flying Scotsmanvideo

WATCH: Flying Scotsman steam through Derbyshire!

Saturday 30th June saw the world-famous 60103 Flying Scotsman haul The Yorkshireman. The Yorkshireman which is run by The Railway Touring Company, this being the 2nd of the year. The first being on 9th March...
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...
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