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2017/08/09 York National Railway Museum
π 2017-08-09 01:01 in Greatbritain2017, Sciencemuseums
While I'm not a huge train nerd, I do enjoy train technology, so it was nice to see the York National Railway Museum. While it doesn't match the best train museumf I've seen in the world, namely Nagoya's SCMAGLEV and Railway Park, it was a good one too, and worth a 2H+ visit:




the mail train allowed agents to sort the mail while it was transiting to its destination
the mail train allowed agents to sort the mail while it was transiting to its destination

the eurostar that takes you from Paris to London, based on the TGV
the eurostar that takes you from Paris to London, based on the TGV

they had an original japanese bullet train
they had an original japanese bullet train

that original train was very spacious inside, probably too much so for real speed
that original train was very spacious inside, probably too much so for real speed


nice diesel engine
nice diesel engine

nice cutout of a steam engine
nice cutout of a steam engine

I had no idea it went through a bunch of tubes like this
I had no idea it went through a bunch of tubes like this



Mallard, fastest steam train in the world at the time
Mallard, fastest steam train in the world at the time


The back had a shop where they work on old trains:




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