• 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

  • 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

  • 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

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