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Steam trains on the York to Scarborough run

The best railway museum in the country if not the best museum in the country!

The famous Mallard steam engine

National Railway Museum in York


Leeming Rd,York, YO26 4XJ map
Tel: 08448 153139
www: external link


The National Railway Museum is the largest of its kind in the world, boasting a host of record-breakers and history-makers, and attracting around 740,000 visitors each year.

The NRM is home to a wide range of railway icons and literally millions of artefacts, from Mallard - the worlds fastest steam engine - to a lock of Robert Stephensons hair. Many of the Museums vast collection of over 100 locomotives and engines are on display in the Great Hall, helping to illustrate the development of the railways from Rocket to Eurostar.

New in 2006, The Flying Scotsman Story is a 700,000 pound permanent exhibition, which tells the remarkable history of the locomotive, the people whose lives it has touched and the famous London-Edinburgh express from which it takes its name.


All year 10:00am - 6:00pm




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Easingwold Tourist Information
Chapel Lane
YO61 3AE
Tel 01347 821530
Fax 01347 821530

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It's a fact

In 2012, Sutton Bank was given Dark Sky status (Milky Way class) - in addition to its dark skies it has the added bonus of being accessible to Easingwold and villages of course!. A combination of low light pollution levels, clear horizons and good public access helped secure Sutton Bank the accolade making it the first in the National Park.

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