Locomotiva

Museu inglês mantém viva a tradição das estradas de ferro e das locomotivas em duas unidades de museu…

 

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NRM York

NRM York, Leeman Road,
York, YO26 4XJ

Opening Times
10:00 – 18:00 daily
Closed 24, 25, 26 Dec
FREE ENTRY

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NRM Shildon

“Locomotion”, Shildon,
Co Durham, DL4 1PQ

Opening Times
• Daily 10:00 to 16:00 (Winter: 3 Oct – 3 Apr). During Winter, building 8 (Collections) is open daily; buildings 1 to 4 are open Wed – Sun.
• Daily 10:00 to 17:00 (Summer: 4 Apr – 2 Oct).
• Closed 22 Dec – 3 Jan

What’s On at NRM York

What’s On at NRM ShildonLocomotion

 

Our collection

 

Our collection, including over 100 locomotives and nearly 200 other items of rolling stock, tells the railway story from the early 19th century to the present day. Watch a video about our collections and archives

Locomotives and rolling stock

Duchess of Hamilton is just one of nearly 300 rail vehicles in the National Collection.

Railway posters

 

A comprehensive archive of railway style and graphic design.

Art

 

See how artists have been inspired by the railway.

Building the railways

 

Signalling and telecommunications, stationary engines, and more.

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Running the railways

 

Railway furniture, timepieces, and fixtures and fittings from railway buildings.

Using the railways

 

Postcards, railway models, tickets, passes, labels, toys and much more.

Railway film

 

Classic documentaries and footage of historic locomotives and rolling stock.

Find out more about our collection in:

Railway stories

Videos, voices, images and articles about the history of the railway from the 19th century to the present day.

Featured story: Navvies

Engineers may have designed the railways, but it was left to vast gangs of navvies to build them –  the word ‘navvy’ came from the ‘navigators’ who built the first ‘navigation canals’ in the eighteenth century.

  • Navvies using a brickmaking machine during the construction of the Midland Railway’s extension to St Pancras station 1865.
    Credit: National Railway Museum

  • Navvies building the Underground Metropolitan Railway, 1863.
    Credit: National Railway Museum

  • Navvies building the Underground Metropolitan Railway, 1863.
    Credit: National Railway Museum

  • Navvies using a brickmaking machine during the construction of the Midland Railway’s extension to St Pancras station 1865.
    Credit: National Railway Museum

  • Navvies building the Underground Metropolitan Railway, 1863.
    Credit: National Railway Museum

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Railway voices

Listen to a selection of over 1000 hours of recollections from 20th century railway workers.

Your railway stories

Use our Flickr group to send us your photos and stories about going on holiday by train.

Railway posters

Railway art has always had a strong commercial element. As printed presses evolved, so did railway advertising.

 

 

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