c Locomotion, Shildon, Co. Durham - Steam Heritage
museums and attractions

Railways / Railway Museum

Locomotion

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70 railway heritage vehicles from the National Collection. Discover more about Shildon's role as the world's first railway town and the life of railway pioneer Timothy Hackworth.

Facilities

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Operator

The National Railway Museum

Address

Dale Road Industrial Estate Shildon Co. Durham DL4 2RE

  • 01904 685 780
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Open days

Daily. Apr-Oct 1000-1700. Nov-Mar 1000-1600. (Closed 24-26 Dec & 1 Jan.)

Travel

By Bus: 1, 5

By Rail: Shildon / 300 yards

At Locomotion: the National Railway Museum at Shildon there are more than 70 railway heritage vehicles from the National Collection on display! You will also find an indoor picnic area, the 'Platform Seven Café', gift shop, and outdoor play area.

Catering for everyone, the museum has free entry and free parking!

Events

Sun 22nd Jul 2018: Classic Car Rally

Locomotion – The National Railway Museum at Shildon, Dale Road Industrial Estate, Shildon, Co. Durham, DL4 2RE.
Tel: 01904 685 780.

Models / Railways

Thu 6th - Sun 16th Sep 2018: Heritage Open Days

Locomotion - The National Railway Museum at Shildon, Dale Road Industrial Estate, Shildon, Co. Durham, DL4 2RE.
Tel: 01904 685 780.

Discover the fascinating history of the railway industry, its growth and decline, and the impact of railways on towns and their people.

Railways

Sat 22nd - Sun 23rd Sep 2018: Autumn Steam Gala

Locomotion – The National Railway Museum at Shildon, Dale Road Industrial Estate, Shildon, Co. Durham, DL4 2RE.
Tel: 01904 685 780.

Railways

Sun 30th Sep 2018: Shildon Vintage Vehicle Rally

Locomotion – The National Railway Museum at Shildon, Dale Road Industrial Estate, Shildon, Co. Durham, DL4 2RE.
Tel: 01904 685 780.

The museum presents a day of fabulous vintage vehicles.

Classic Cars / Railways

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