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Autumn Steam Gala with Flying Scotsman

The perennially popular steam spectacular returns to Shildon, with world-famous Flying Scotsman on display.

16 Sep 2017 - 17 Sep 2017
Suitable for all ages
Collection Building

Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon is hosting the ever-popular annual Autumn Steam Gala!

Come and see very special guest locomotives including Flying Scotsman and BR Standard Class 2MT No. 78018 as they visit Shildon, the cradle of the railways.

Steam train rides, guest locomotives and cab access are all part of this spectacular event. Whether you are new to locomotives or experienced in all things steam, there is something for everyone at the Autumn Steam Gala! 

Plus, Furness Railway No. 20 will be hauling passenger trains on the museum's demonstration line. 

The museum has free admission and free parking, and will be open from 10am to 5pm. 

The museum reserves the right to change the programme.

Background: 'Skegness is so Bracing' LNER Poster