Flying Scotsman comeback helps museum visits soar

THE return of Flying Scotsman has helped boost visitor numbers at the National Railway Museum.

Flying Scotsman comeback helps museum visits soar
Explainer Chris Walker prepares to welcome visitors on to Flying Scotsman’s cab in the Great Hall of the National Railway Museum. NRM
The York venue saw a 3.1% rise in visitors over the previous year to 750,000, despite the Boxing Day floods that hit the city.

Attendances at the NRM were helped by the award-winning 2015 theatrical successes In Fog and Falling Snow and The Railway Children, produced in collaboration with York Theatre Royal, as well as the recent return of No. 60103 following its long-running overhaul.

Read more in May’s edition of HR

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