• Exhibitions

    Hidden Lives of Coal Traders

    The Hidden Lives of Coal Traders

    A touring exhibition from the National Coal Mining Museum for England.

    Free for all

    29 Aug 2015 - 04 Oct 2015

  • 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

    The Holiday Station

    A fun packed Holiday Club filled with railway activities for children aged 8 to 11.

    During school holidays

  • 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

    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

  • 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

  • Exhibitions

    The Lines behind the Lines

    Life during World War Two

    A new display in the Shildon Memories case in our Collection building.

    Free for all

    24 Aug 2015 - 31 Oct 2015

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