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Visiting National Rail Museum in York

It has been 2 months since I have moved to Manchester, UK for my work assignment and it did not take me long  to plan out my first trip to York.

York is one of the popular tourist destinations in the United Kingdom. The main attraction of York is the National Rail Museum , one of the largest rail museums in the world.

National Rail Museum has collections of all type of trains dating back over 300 years and over thousands object related to trains. It includes world fastest steam engine trains, bullet trains, trains used during the time of world war II , the vintage trains used by UK’s royal families like the carriage used by Queen Victoria etc.

Well, there are many things to do in the museum apart from a just display of trains.  The visitors can go for the steam engine train ride just in 3 pounds, climb and take pictures of trains from all the ages. Each and every train displayed in the museum share the information about the train’s historical importance, when and who used it for the transportation.

It is a fantastic look back at the history of locomotion past and future, well worth a visit for people of all ages.

York is a chance to see not just the Railways history, but the history of a beautiful historical City.

National Rail Museum in Photos

Steam Engine Train

Train Engine

Me at the museum

Port Carlisle

Vintage Luggage

Train Collections

A hall full of trains

Train Name Plates

Practical Information

National rail museum is a few minutes away from York station.

Museum Opening Times
Daily 10am–6pm
Closed 24, 25, 26 Dec

Entry – Free

Refer for more information –  http://www.nrm.org.uk/

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Hi, My name is Manisha Tajne and I am from a city of dreams, Mumbai. I am a software techie by profession and “The Travel Junkie” by passion. I am passionate about travelling, exploring the places and people, knowing their food, culture and lifestyle. “The Travel Junkie” is my small start and inspiration to pursue my travelling passion and I would like to share here my travels, food and living stories or anything good I come across.


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