• Events

    Conservation workshop

    Get a great view of Shildon's rail restoration projects from the viewing platform in the Collection Building.

    All year round

  • Talks and tours

    Hackworth Cottage at Locomotion Shildon

    Cradle of the Railways Tour

    Discover Shildon's railway heritage by accessing our buildings at Locomotion.

    Free for all

    01 Jul 2015 - 31 Dec 2016

  • Events

    Steam loco footplate experiences

    Take a steam train ride on our 1km track. Must be booked in advance.

    By arrangement only, please call

  • Family activities

    Meccano magic at locomotion shildon

    Meccano Magic

    A huge range of static, mechanised and remote-controlled Meccano models at the North East Meccano Society (NEMS) exhibition.

    Free for all

    29 May 2016 - 30 May 2016

  • Exhibitions

    Royal Train at Locomotion Shildon

    Royal Train

    See examples of support coaches and royal coaches used by the royal family in the early 20th Century.

    Free for all

    01 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2016

  • Events

    Steam Rides at Locomotion Shildon

    Train ride experiences

    We operate our onsite passenger service at scheduled dates throughout the year.

    25 Jan 2016 - 18 Dec 2016

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