Explore the Collections

We have lots of ways for you to explore our museum collection from the comfort of your own home – check out all the different pages below…

Four steam locomotives outside the West Shed.

Steam Locomotives & Railway Carriages

Take a look at our star exhibits – steam locomotives and historic railway carriages.

A view inside the dining room of Saloon 45000.

Virtual Tours

Take a walk through the inside of Royal Saloon 45000 and more, without leaving the comfort of your own home!

A group of railway objects - booklets and signalling equipment.

Stop! Look! Listen!

Take a journey behind the scenes of our museum collection to explore some of the different sides of railway history.

A railway carriage - Saloon 45000.

Saloon 45000: Stories & Characters

Discover some of the characters who travelled on board Royal/ Special Saloon 45000 during its 70 year career including Royalty, Winston Churchill and even the President of India!

Booklet cover - The Track of the Coronation Scot.


Find out more about what we have in our collection and how you can use it for your research.

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