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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

LOCATION

Leeming Rd,York, YO26 4XJ map
Tel: 08448 153139
Email: nrm@nrm.org.uk
www: www.nrm.org.uk external link

DESCRIPTION

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.

OPENING TIMES

All year 10:00am - 6:00pm

ADMISSION

Free!

Location

Click for more information on The George Hotel in Easingwold

Visit The George at Easingwold, and enjoy an inn renowned for its accommodation, fine food and friendly staff. You are assured the very best of Yorkshire hospitality,more.

Contact

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

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It's a fact

Squadron Leader Jack Currie DFC, the famous bomber pilot, who wrote the greatest wartime book about bombing operations during WW2 is buried in Easingwold Church Yard. He settled at Easingwold because he was then an instructor at the Home Office Civil Defence School, Hawkhills, nearby. He wrote his book over many years whilst enjoying a pint in the George Hotel and was a very likeable local character and his description of flying on bombing missions is unparalleled. He was also featured in a BBC Documentary titled "The Lancaster Legend".

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