York press releases

  • Flying Scotsman Rail Tour to officially re-open Settle-Carlisle line

    13 Jan 2017

    The National Railway Museum’s magnificent Flying Scotsman will officially re-open the Settle - Carlisle line on 31 March.

  • National Railway Museum transfers ownership of GWR standard gauge wagon to the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway

    19 Dec 2016

    The National Railway Museum has announced today that the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway is now the proud owner of a former Great Western Railway standard gauge five-plank open wagon. 

  • Heritage railways to host Flying Scotsman in 2017

    23 Nov 2016

    Keighley and Worth Valley Railway; Bluebell Railway; and West Somerset Railway announced to host the world’s most famous steam locomotive, Flying Scotsman in 2017.

  • Flying Scotsman Update

    08 Nov 2016

    Flying Scotsman has now returned to the National Railway Museum after its successful tour across the UK through 2016.

  • Celebrate 40 Years of High Speed Trains this Sunday 2 October, 12.30pm at the National Railway Museum

    23 Sep 2016

    On Sunday 2 October the National Railway Museum celebrates the 40th Anniversary of the iconic 'High Speed Train' - commonly known as the InterCity 125.

  • Museum announces final cost of steam legend's return

    23 Sep 2016

    The National Railway Museum (NRM) today announces the full and final cost of saving 'Flying Scotsman' for the nation and returning this iconic steam legend to the tracks.

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