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.