York press releases

  • 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. 

  • Heritage railways to host Flying Scotsman in 2017

    23 Nov 2016

    Keighley and Worth Valley Railway; Bluebell Railway; and West Somerset Railway announced to host the world’s most famous steam locomotive, Flying Scotsman in 2017.

  • Flying Scotsman Update

    08 Nov 2016

    Flying Scotsman has now returned to the National Railway Museum after its successful tour across the UK through 2016.

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