York press releases

  • Four trains, four generations - history to be made on Yorkshire’s East Coast Main Line

    21 Mar 2017

    A world first will take place in Yorkshire next month to celebrate the heritage and future of one of the country’s most iconic railway lines.

  • A trail of murder and mystery set to be uncovered at the National Railway Museum

    07 Mar 2017

    Murder is set to take centre stage in an exciting new season launching at the National Railway Museum in York.

  • Descendant of York ’Railway King’ George Hudson visits city to uncover ancestor’s legacy

    21 Feb 2017

    A descendant of the magnate who made York a vital railway hub has travelled almost 4,000 miles to visit the National Railway Museum in York to uncover the story behind her ancestor’s controversial past.

  • Hitachi donates cab of new generation high-speed train to the National Railway Museum

    09 Feb 2017

    The driver's cab of the new intercity train now resides in the National Railway Museum's Great Hall.

  • Flying Scotsman Rail Tour to officially re-open Settle-Carlisle line

    13 Jan 2017

    The National Railway Museum’s magnificent Flying Scotsman will officially re-open the Settle - Carlisle line on 31 March.

  • National Railway Museum transfers ownership of GWR standard gauge wagon to the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway

    19 Dec 2016

    The National Railway Museum has announced today that the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway is now the proud owner of a former Great Western Railway standard gauge five-plank open wagon. 

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