The National Railway Museum (NRM) :: Shared Description

The National Railway Museum in York displays a collection of over 100 locomotives and nearly 300 other items of rolling stock, virtually all of which either ran on the railways of Great Britain or were built here.

The museum first opened in 1975, housed in the huge former steam locomotive depot at Leeman Road next to the East Coast Main Line, near York railway station and only 700m from York Minster. In 1990, the Station Hall opened in York’s former railway goods depot across Leeman Road, nearly doubling the size of the museum in the process. The former diesel depot adjacent to the Great Hall was added as a store and in 1999 this was rebuilt to become “The Works”, providing public access to the Museum’s collections stores and workshops and a viewing gallery overlooking York Station. Today, the NRM is one of Britain’s busiest museums and is possibly the most popular railway museum in the world, attracting 931,000 visitors in 2013 LinkExternal link .
by David Dixon
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SE5951 : "Winston Churchill" & Furness Railway No.3 by The Carlisle Kid
SE5951 : Illuminating York 2016 - Speed by DS Pugh
SE5951 : Station from the NRM by DS Pugh
SE5952 : The 'Chinese Engine' and 26020 by DS Pugh
SE5951 : Teddy (1) by The Carlisle Kid
NZ2325 : Spout Lane Bridge by DS Pugh
SE5951 : National Railway Museum - York - (14) by The Carlisle Kid
SE5951 : The Station Hall, National Railway Museum, York by David Dixon
SE5951 : National Railway Museum - York - (13) by The Carlisle Kid
SE5952 : TMA-19M by DS Pugh
SE5951 : National Railway Museum - York - (5) by The Carlisle Kid
SE5952 : Soyuz TMA-19M by DS Pugh
SE5952 : Evening Star on the turntable by DS Pugh
SE5952 : National Railway Museum - York - (11) by The Carlisle Kid
SE5951 : National Railway Museum Sidings by David Dixon
SE5951 : Illuminating York 2016 - Old carriages by DS Pugh
NZ2325 : Soho Street by DS Pugh
SE5951 : Illuminating York 2016 - Dynamometer Car by DS Pugh
SE5951 : National Railway Museum, Leeman Road Entrance by David Dixon
SE5951 : Illuminated Eurostar by DS Pugh
SE5951 : Illuminating York 2016 - Gresley's Mallard by DS Pugh
SE5951 : Teddy (2) by The Carlisle Kid
SE5951 : Miniature railway at the National Railway Museum, York by Malc McDonald
SE5951 : Railway Museum Sidings by David Dixon
SE5951 : National Railway Museum - York - (2) by The Carlisle Kid

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Created: Sat, 5 Jul 2014, Updated: Sat, 5 Jul 2014

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