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Group visits

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If you're visiting with a group of 15 or more you can request a group booking in advance to enjoy additional benefits during your day at Locomotion.

Take a guided tour, during which our knowledgeable Explainers provide a fascinating insight into our collection and the history of the railway town of Shildon.

The half-day tour includes:

  • Footplate access to an iconic locomotive
  • A free steam ride at Locomotion if visiting during one of our scheduled steam days
  • Free hot or cold drink and bacon sandwich for coach drivers (please visit reception during your visit to collect your voucher)

Tour prices and booking

A half-day tour costs £1.90 per person, subject to a minimum charge of £26.50.

Advance booking is essential for group visits. To book, please complete our group booking form.

Exclusive steam ride

Enjoy an exclusive steam ride for your group when you hire one of our locomotives.

For further information and prices, please get in touch with us.