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A new exhibition looks at the phenomenon of seaside holidays and the subsequent growth of pleasure railways in association with seaside resorts—an area not hitherto well-covered in the heritage world.
The Great Hall says goodbye to Mallard and welcomes another historic locomotive.
In anticipation of our new gallery space, we faced the challenge of moving on of the larger paintings from our collection.
Take a look behind the scenes in the conservation workshop at Shildon, as LMS Crab No. 2700 gets some TLC.
When Locomotion opened in 2004, one of the major exhibits to be housed under cover for the first time was the iconic Experimental Advanced Passenger Train, otherwise known as APT-E.
Anthony Coulls updates us on the diesel locomotives in our collection.
While Mallard is away from York, we explore some of the iconic images of the locomotive from our collection.
A railway icon returns to Locomotion at Shildon.
The move of Mallard by steam to Shildon was a cause for excitement.
Mallard gets ready for the journey to Locomotion at Shildon.
Anthony Coulls reports back from a steam-filled day in the Forest of Dean.