What's onLocomotion

Current and upcoming events, exhibitions, talks and tours. Our refurbished cafe is now open.

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

Family activities

The Holiday Station

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


During school holidays

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

Background: 'Skegness is so Bracing' LNER Poster