Shildon press releases

  • 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.

  • An exceptional year for the National Railway Museum at Shildon

    02 Apr 2014

    Locomotion, the National Railway Museum at Shildon in County Durham is celebrating an exceptional year – reaching the highest numbers of visitor attendance in the museum's 10 year history – with just under 300,000 visitors flocking to Shildon in 2013/14.

  • Dominion of Canada reunited with original crest

    21 Dec 2012

    Dominion of Canda original cabsite crest reunited with the vehicle for the first time since 1949.

  • 8th annual steam gala at Locomotion

    27 Aug 2012

    Saturday 22 September and Sunday 23 September 2012

  • Sierra Leone festival at Locomotion

    25 Aug 2012

    To celebrate the links between the UK National Railway Museum and the Sierra Leone National Railway Museum in Freetown, Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon is holding a Sierra Leone Festival on Saturday September 8 and Sunday September 9.

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