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Looking great for the weekend! See you there? We and the North Tyneside Steam Railwayare ready for Easter - they have been working hard to get the engines tip top.

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We're counting down to our first operating day on Easter Sunday! We have 6 trains running with both A5 and ACC5 in steam. We're running an intensive timetable featuring top and tailed and double headed runs. An Alice in Wonderland themed event is also taking place inside the museum. The @[132709303472162:274:Stephenson Railway Museum] opens at 11.00am.

12:17pm 31 Mar 2015


Memories of the Hancock Museum (part 1)

31 Mar 2015

Like many people who grew up on Tyneside, my first memories of the Great North Museum: Hancock (then the Hancock Museum) came as a child.¬† For me, however…