Rail bicentenary

23rd April 2004 at 01:00
Rail bicentenary May 29-June 6

In the year of the 200th anniversary of the world's first steam locomotive - Richard Trevithick's Penydarren - and the 100th anniversary of City of Truro breaking the 100mph barrier, the National Railway Museum in York is mounting a Railfest.

Record-breaking locomotives on display will include the first steam locomotive, the latest tilting train and Olton Hall, the train star of the Harry Potter films. Admission: pound;4-pound;7.50, children four and under free. Early booking recommended.

Ticket line: 0870 7010208 Information: 01904 686268 www.nrm.org.uk

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