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  • Family activities

    Bishop Auckland Photographic Society at Locomotion Shildon

    Bishop Auckland Photographic Society

    A display of work by Bishop Auckland Photographic Society members.


    Free for all

    10 Jan 2016 - 20 Feb 2016

  • 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

  • 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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