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maraid July 7, 2010
Mallard is now at Locomotion! We would love to see your photos of this railway icon in its new location

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This group is a place for your images of Locomotion, the National Railway Museum, Shildon. Post your images here of the museum, its objects, the building or whatever you have photographed on your visit.

A little more on Locomotion..

Locomotion is the first national museum to be built in the North East. It combines the historic buildings and workshops of the Timothy Hackworth Museum with a new building housing sixty vehicles from the National Collection.

Locomotion is on the site where the first passenger train started its journey in 1825 and where the first railway town, Shildon, grew up.

Shildon was selected by the National Railway Museum as a site to house the reserve collection of railway vehicles and establish a National Rail Collections Centre. This ensures that historically important railway vehicles are held in secure and weather proof premises and moreover are accessible to the public for the first time.

Also worth a look..

National Railway Museum, York flickr group



National Railway Museum website

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