York press releases

  • Scotsman tops train league table

    30 Nov 2015

    It's official. This St Andrew's Day, Doncaster-built/Scotland's favourite steam legend Flying Scotsman tops the National Railway Museum train league table, relegating other world-famous railway icons such as the Orient Express and record-breaking relative* Mallard further down in the top 10.

  • Tickets to ride on Flying Scotsman through the eras

    06 Nov 2015

    The National Railway Museum has today (4 November) announced that tickets to experience the glamour and luxury of the Flying Scotsman service throughout the eras have gone on sale to the public.

  • Locos in the spotlight for an unforgettable night at the museum

    29 Oct 2015

    Visitors will be able to see some of the iconic locomotives at the National Railway Museum come to life after dark this week in its seventh annual lighting design spectacular, 'Locos in a Different Light'. The free-entry event runs every evening until 10pm from 28–31 October as part of the city-wide Illuminating York festival, which is celebrating its landmark tenth anniversary this year.

  • Eurostar power car joins the ranks of railway greats

    20 Oct 2015

    As Eurostar prepares to launch its new fleet, entering service before the end of the year, one of its first generation trains is unveiled in the Great Hall of the National Railway Museum in York, accompanied by a fascinating display that explores how Eurostar has transformed European travel.

  • Steam Legend's 2016 showcases

    16 Oct 2015

    The National Railway Museum has today announced details of its spectacular showcases celebrating the long-awaited return of steam celebrity Flying Scotsman to the tracks, plus the release of more tickets for its preview appearances.

  • Steam legend set to be Steam Star

    16 Sep 2015

    The National Railway Museum has today announced its outline programme for the long-awaited return of steam celebrity Flying Scotsman to the tracks in 2016.

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