National Railway Museum in York - The Great Gathering of 6 A4 locomotives
National Railway Museum
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Established 1975; 43 years ago
Location Leeman Road, York, England
Type Railway museum
Visitors 718,000 (2017)
Director Judith McNicol
Science Museum Group
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The National Railway Museum (NRM) is a museum in York forming part of the British Science Museum Group of National Museums and telling the story of rail transport in Britain and its impact on society. It has won many awards, including the European Museum of the Year Award in 2001. It is the home of the national collection of historically significant railway vehicles, as well as a collection of other artefacts and both written and pictorial records.
The village of Appleton in Oxfordshire, is home to the company 'White's of Appleton', a contractor for hanging church bells, and which is now the oldest bellhanging company still trading in the UK.
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