York press releases

  • National Railway Museum to Restore Queen Victoria’s Royal Carriage

    06 Dec 2017

    • Most significant exterior restoration in 50 years
    • Project open to the public and scheduled to last 18 months

  • Paul Plummer Joins National Railway Museum’s Advisory Board

    20 Oct 2017

  • Flying Scotsman update

    19 Oct 2017

  • Future Engineers returns to the National Railway Museum

    16 Oct 2017

    • Future Engineers returns 21 October – 5 November
    • Two weeks of free, interactive events and family activities
    • Conquer forces, develop skills, meet engineers

  • Tim Peake’s spacecraft to land in York—date announced

    27 Sep 2017

    • Soyuz TMA-19M displayed at York’s National Railway Museum from 17 January
    • Visitors can relive the descent from the International Space Station through virtual reality experience

  • Heroic engine driver’s George Cross saved for the nation

    06 Sep 2017

    The National Railway Museum has acquired the George Cross medal awarded posthumously to train driver Wallace “Wally” Oakes who stayed aboard a burning locomotive cab to prevent a serious accident.

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