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Project information

Showcasing railway heritage

We want to carry on showcasing railway heritage. We want you to see our world renowned collection in the best possible setting. We want to recreate the past and inspire future generations who love and care about our railways.


Charity information: National Railway Museum

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  • Need


    There is a lot of work that goes on behind the scenes to look after all our objects and keep the National Railway Museum the fascinating place we know our visitors love.


    We’re extremely grateful for the generosity we receive from our visitors and supporters. Donations have helped up replace the funding lost due to reductions in government funding and mean that we can continue to make your visit as memorable and enjoyable as possible.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Showcasing railway heritage


    » Displaying our world renowned collection in the best possible way
    » Holding spectacular events
    » Recreating the past
    » Inspiring future generations to love and care about our railways

    What success will look like

    Increased unrestricted income for the National Railway Museum.
    More visitors than before visiting the Museum.

  • Impact


    A stable funding stream allows us to plan major development work and create a fantastic visitor experience.


    Our plans are risk assessed in advance and we are confident that we can carry out all of the plans that we set ourselves.


    Supporters will receive a thank you, where requested. Updates about our work can be found on our website, www.nrm.org.uk

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £50,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £50,000 Showcasing railway heritage Carrying out conservation, developing our learning programme, holding magical events
  • Background


    National Railway Museum
    Leeman Road
    YO26 4XJ


    We have a broad appeal - railway enthusiasts, families and school groups all enjoy our world class collection.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    We are the world’s leading railway museum, and with your support, we’ll continue to be so.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Our Specialist Staff And Dedicated Volunteers

    These are the people who make our work possible.