26 September 2014 - 1 March 2015
Discover the adventure, mischief and drama of trainspotting,
through a season exploring the much misunderstood hobby.
Our special guest for the day
Wednesday 29 October
NRM York and Shildon
Highlights of our Collection
Our curators have picked some 'must-sees' on your visit
National Railway Museum
Discover 300 years of history and 1,000,000 objects that changed the world in the UK's largest railway museum.
York open 10am-6pm
(Search Engine opening times)
Shildon open 10am-5pm
As part of Researchers' Night 2014, the NRM presents Rail Search. Exclusive after-hours access to the National Railway Museum.
Recreating an ambulance carriage
To commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the First World War, we are focusing on a wartime railway story which is perhaps less well-known. From July 2016, our exhibition will tell the story of the ambulance trains used to transport sick and injured troops, both in theatres of war and in the UK.