Inside the National Railway Museum

SKU: GE1324


67 mins.

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The National Railway Museum, York has an unparalleled collection of railway exhibits. From the earliest days of the railway pioneers to the very latest in railway technology, there’s something for everyone.

In this fascinating DVD, actress and presenter Lucy Adlington takes you on a privileged tour of the Museum. Discover how the railways evolved, from the building of Stephenson’s Rocket through to Mallard’s world speed record and the high-speed running of today’s Channel Tunnel Eurostar. Enjoy some of the wonderful railway posters and photographs available behind the scenes in the archives and uncover some fascinating items of railway history within the Museum’s stores. Compare the intricacy of the LNER’s dynamometer car with the splendour of the Edwardian Pullman coach and the functional simplicity of the Travelling Post Office. Absorb yourself in The Works, with a close look at the Museum’s workshop, the fascinating galleries, a view of the modern working railway and an Aladdin’s cave of fantastic items in the warehouse. As a finale, savour the opulent grandeur of the world’s finest collection of Royal Coaches as this unique tour of the National Railway Museum concludes.

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