The National Railway Museum is a museum in York forming part of the British National Museum of Science and Industry. It tells the story of rail transport in Britain and its impact on society. It is said to be the largest railway museum in the world and is home to several famous locomotives. The Shildon Locomotion Museum is a branch of the NRM.
Currently, due to government cutbacks, the Museum is in threat of closure along with the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester and the National Media Museum in Bradford, it is yet unknown the fate of the Railway Museum at present.