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Get cracking with our trail to win a chocolate prize and discover the world of archaeology this Easter.

Easter Trail

Daily, 10.00–17.00

Follow our Easter trail, find out interesting facts about the vehicles on display, and hunt for clues to win a chocolate prize (available while stocks last).


Weekdays, 10.00–15.00

To coincide with our work to find out the true history of Hetton Colliery locomotive Lyon, learn more about archaeology and how we use it to date our vehicles with craft activities and demonstrations.

Train Rides

19-21 April, times vary

Chug along our historic railway line in a carriage pulled by our 03 diesel shunter. See the Train Rides page for more details.

Also, enter our Easter competition and you could win free train rides for two for a year and a Locomotion goody bag.


Scheduled dates