National Railway Museum, York

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Leeman Road,Yor,YO26 4XJ 01904 621261 Fax:01904 611112

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    In York I also recommend to...

    by JaumeBCN Updated Sep 12, 2002

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    In York I also recommend to visit the National Railway Museum. It includes from the oldest English trains dated 150 years ago to the most modern ones that unite France and the UK under the sea. It is one of the most important British museums outside London.

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    the national railway museum at...

    by Pod Written Aug 25, 2002

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    the national railway museum at york is home to a wide range of railway icons and literally millions of artifacts, from Mallard - the world's fastest steam locomotive - to a lock of Robert Stephenson's hair.
    there collection, including 103 locomotives and 177 other items of rolling stock, tells the railway story from Rocket to Eurostar.
    Permanent displays include the jewel in our crown - 'Palaces on Wheels'. With Royal saloons dating back to the pre-Victorian era, visitors have the rare chance to glimpse inside the sumptuous bedrooms, dining rooms and day saloons which really are palaces on wheels.
    The National Collection also includes a host of other artifacts associated with our railways, such as 3,300 models, 6,500 items of silver and crockery, over 300 nameplates, 350,000 tickets, 1,800 buttons and 1.4 million negatives, 350,000 engineering drawings, 7,500 posters, 200 original works of art. It also hosts a vast archive of documents. History of the National Railway Museum


    theres a Restaurant called Brief Encounter, there licensed restaurant, serves full meals and light snacks and is situated in the Station Hall. Open during the holiday season, there Whistle Stop cafe in the Main Hall serves lunches and light refreshments and we have a barbecue in the South Yard for more tasty treats.

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    National Railway Museum

    by keeweechic Updated Jul 21, 2003

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    National Railway Museum is the largest railway museum in the world with a unique collection of engines, trams, paintings and photographs supported by special exhibitions and interactive displays.

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    • Eco-Tourism

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