Industrial action during December.
Unfortunately, the RMT union has called a number of strikes for December (the next scheduled dates are Saturday 23 December, Sunday 24 December, Wednesday 27 December and Sunday 31 December.) that will significantly affect CrossCountry train services. We will be operating a reduced service but running some longer trains. Amended timetables will be confirmed nearer to each strike day, so please keep checking this page for details before using any on-line journey planners. Click here for the latest information.
Discover over 200 years of history and much more at the world's greatest railway museum
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Explore the giant halls full of engines and railway legends including Mallard the world's fastest steam locomotive, the majestic Duchess of Hamilton and one of the largest steam engines ever built in Britain, the Chinese locomotive.
Wander among thousands of curious treasures in the Warehouse and discover the museum's hidden gems in Search Engine, the library and archive centre. Watch the engines move on the turntable and the engineers at work in the workshop.
Kids can let off steam in the outdoor play area, enjoy lively science shows, take a ride on the miniature railway or learn through the interactive exhibits. With daily demonstrations, tours and a special events programme, there's something to keep the whole family entertained. Plus, admission to the museum is free!
For more information visit nrm.org.uk.