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Visit Locomotion car-free
It’s easy to visit Locomotion car-free. It’s a short walk from Shildon railway station near Darlington.
Bishop Auckland or Newton Aycliffe (both about 5mins), Darlington (15 mins), Eaglescliffe (40 mins), Thornaby (45 mins), Middlesbrough (50 mins), Red Car (65 mins), Saltburn (75 mins), Red Car
If you’re planning a day out in the area you might find a Bishop Train and Bus Day Ranger useful.
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Cyclists welcome - plan your route here
Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.
George Stephenson’s 1825 Locomotion made railway history in this town. Now, together with the National Railway Museum site in York, it forms the world’s biggest railway museum with historic engines, carriages, and interactive displays.
For any queries about visiting contact Locomotion on 033 0058 0058 or info@ScienceMuseumGroup.ac.uk
Address: Locomotion, Dale Road Industrial Estate, Shildon DL4 2RE. Visit Website