York press releases

  • Back to the future as history made with east coast rail icons

    24 Apr 2017

    Thousands of enthusiasts and history buffs were treated to a world-first on 23 April as four generations of trains representing the past, present and future of passenger rail travel ran side by side, in the same direction on the East Coast main line. 

  • Four trains, four generations – times confirmed for history-making event on Yorkshire’s East Coast Main Line

    13 Apr 2017

    Further details about the once-in-a-lifetime event taking place on Yorkshire’s railways later this month have been confirmed, with the historic occasion to begin at 06.00 on Sunday 23 April near the North Yorkshire village of Tollerton.

  • From stage to rail – National Railway Museum transfers ownership of rare Victorian steam locomotive

    30 Mar 2017

    The National Railway Museum has transferred ownership of the T3 class locomotive to the Swanage Railway to support its growing collection.


  • 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.

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