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@ Locomotion – The National Railway Museum at Shildon

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10 April 2017 - 31 December 2017

Every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 11am, 1pm and 3pm

Explore Locomotion’s Collection building with insight from one of our tour guides.

Join one of our guides for a tour around Locomotion’s Collection Building, home to more than 70 railway heritage vehicles from the National Collection including Green Arrow, Deltic and Queen Alexandra’s Saloon.

Where and when

Tours are every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 11am, 1pm and 3pm from the Collection Building, subject to availability.

Please call us on 01904 685780 before you travel to check that tours will be running on the day of your visit.

Locomotion - The National Railway Museum at Shildon
Dale Road Industrial Estate

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