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Can you remember back in the days of British Rail with the promotional posters advertising where to visit during the summer? Of the by-gone era when everyone travelled to holiday destinations via train, these posters...
National Railway Museum set to restore carriage owned by Queen Victoria

NRM To Restore Royal Carriage Owned By Queen Victoria

The National Railway Museum at York is to restore the outside of a Royal Carriage once used by Queen Victoria. This is the first time in 50 years it is being restored. This is thanks...
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Worlds most historic railway artefacts discovered by Network Rail

Network Rail has announced that members of the public will be able to see plans by George Stephenson for the first passenger railway to use locomotives. The notebook is dated 1822 and was found by...
Flying Scotsman to steam through Manchester and York

Steam locomotive 60103 Flying Scotsman to haul special Sir William McAlpine memorial train

The National Railway Museum has announced that 60103 Flying Scotsman will haul a special train in 2019 to honour the memory of Sir William McAlpine. Sir William McAlpine owned the locomotive from 1973 - 1996...
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The 37th update on steam locomotive 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley

The first half of February 2019 has seen many tasks being carried out and completed on A4 No.60007 Sir Nigel Gresley. Engine With the upper slide bars fixed in the right position, the team have now...
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WATCH: steam locomotive 70013 Oliver Cromwell on her final day in service

Monday 31st December New Years Eve 2018 saw 70013 Oliver Cromwell bid farewell as she ran for the last time before she is withdrawn for her 10 year overhaul.  This video features exclusive footage by...
Rocket at the NRMvideo

National Railway Museum Visit – The Video

Earlier this week, you may have read about our visit to the National Railway Museum on the 15th May, and now here is the video to go with it. This video contains some of the...

RailAdvent celebrates 1,000,000 page views with our biggest competition yet

2018 has been a fantastic year for us here at RailAdvent, we have seen our biggest growth in views and visitor numbers and had many positive comments on the work we do. During August we...
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...
Tornado at the NRM

Throwback Thursdays – Episode 24 – Tornado at the National Railway Museum

In episode 24 of our Throwback Thursday series, we steam back to 2013 as we see No. 60163 'Tornado' at the National Railway Museum. 'Tornado' was built between 1994 and 2008 at Darlington Works, England. It...