• Events

    Conservation workshop

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

    All year round

  • Family activities

    Family Arts and Crafts

    Free family activities during half-term.

    26 May 2015 - 31 May 2015

  • Events

    Steam loco footplate experiences

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

    By arrangement only, please call

  • Events

    Easter at Locomotion Shildon

    May half-term

    There is something for all the family during May Half Term at Locomotion: Shildon.

    24 May 2015 - 31 May 2015

  • Talks and tours

    Walk at Locomotion Shildon

    Railway themed countryside walks

    Come and join Durham County Council Countryside Service for a great selection of guided walks around local historic landscapes.

    Free for all

    26 Apr 2015 - 15 Jul 2015

  • Events

    s160 at Locomotion Shildon

    S160 2253 - ex US Army Transportation Corps locomotive

    Guest locomotive at NRM Shildon is on display until Autumn 2015.

    Free for all

    01 Jun 2014 - 30 Sep 2015

  • Family activities

    The Holiday Station

    Holiday club for children aged 8 to 11.

    26 May 2015 - 29 May 2015

  • Family activities

    Tots and trains at Locomotion: Shildon

    Tots and Trains

    Self-led plays sessions for pre-school children and their parents / guardians.

    Free for all

    29 Oct 2014 - 31 Dec 2015

  • Events

    Steam Rides at Locomotion Shildon

    Train ride experiences

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

    14 Feb 2015 - 20 Dec 2015

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