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This video will help teachers prepare for a visit to Locomotion, Shildon.


Situated in Great Britain’s first railway town, Shildon, Locomotion shows off the powerhouse that is northern invention.

There are over 70 vehicles dating back from the beginning of rail travel and engineering, as well as countless other treasures to explore.

We have selected some of the highlights that you can learn about on your visit.

Looking for a captioned version of the video? You can find one on our YouTube Channel here.

To see the gallery for yourself, plan an educational visit to Locomotion.