Shildon press releases

  • Flying Scotsman and the Shildon Shed Bash

    05 Feb 2016

    Flying Scotsman will be joined by some very special guests at the 'Flying Scotsman & The Shildon Shed Bash' event at Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon from July 23 to 31, 2016.

  • New manager Gary Campbell joins the team

    16 Feb 2015

    Locomotion, the National Railway Museum at Shildon is delighted to announce the appointment the new Museum Manager - Gary Campbell. Gary joined Locomotion at the start of January, the first change in the Museum's management since its opening in 2004.

  • Locomotion placed in the short-list in the North East Tourism Awards

    21 Oct 2014

    Locomotion, the National Railway Museum at Shildon has been short-listed in the North East Tourism Awards 2014 in the category Tourism Event of the Year for Mallard 75 – The Great Goodbye, which was held at Locomotion in February this year. The winner will be announced during the award ceremony at The Stadium of Light, Sunderland on 11 November 2014.

  • Historic Welsh locomotive returns to the North East for the first time in over 50 years

    08 Oct 2014

    The last surviving Welsh-built standard gauge steam locomotive has arrived at Locomotion, the National Railway Museum at Shildon.

  • This summer at Shildon

    16 Jul 2014

    Families visiting Locomotion, the National Railway Museum at Shildon this summer will not only be able to enjoy seeing the fantastic locomotives on display but also spend some time in the fresh air following refurbishment of the museum's popular play and picnic areas.

  • Shedding some light on Shildon Memories

    22 Apr 2014

    A display of historic paraffin railway lamps have been put on display by the Friends of the National Railway Museum North East Branch at Locomotion Shildon.

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