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Britain’s best transport museums

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Britain has always had a love affair with trains. The story really got started when the first steam engine was invented, connecting people to the cities and driving the Industrial Revolution which transformed Britain forever.

Our train and transport museums do a fantastic job of keeping our memories alive, preserving historic models and telling the colourful story of the evolution of Britain’s railway and the social change it brought.

Whether you’re new to train travel or a long-time lover of trains, read on for some of the country’s very best train museums.

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