The Press has launched a campaign to safeguard the future of the National Railway Museum in York.
9:40am Thursday 4th July 2013
YORK’S MPs have spoken of their delight after the threat of lcosure was lifted from the National Railway Museum.
9:30am Wednesday 3rd July 2013
THE future of the National Railway Museum in York has been secured, following a campaign backed by thousands.
9:55am Thursday 27th June 2013
HOPES that York’s National Railway Museum is safe from closure have been given a further boost by the Chancellor, who confirmed arts and museums budgets would be reduced by “just” five per cent.
8:25am Wednesday 26th June 2013
THE Press Save The NRM petition – signed by more than 13,500 people – has been presented to the Government by York Central MP Hugh Bayley.
10:40am Saturday 22nd June 2013
MORE than 13,500 people signed The Press’s petition to save the National Railway Museum in just over a fortnight – one of the biggest responses the newspaper has ever seen to a campaign.
8:50am Friday 21st June 2013
A PASSIONATE supporter of The Press’s campaign to save the National Railway Museum has told of her late husband’s role in its opening.
9:00am Friday 21st June 2013
THE Press’s Save The NRM petition will be handed today to York’s two MPs after being signed by more than 12,500 people.
9:43am Thursday 20th June 2013
THE Press petition to save the National Railway Museum has now gathered almost 11,000 signatures, with thousands more signing up every day.
9:59am Thursday 20th June 2013
YORK CENTRAL MP Hugh Bayley, pictured, has tabled a Commons motion, calling on the Government to provide enough funding not only for the NRM to stay open but also to keep collecting, researching, conserving and exhibiting artefacts.
2:00pm Tuesday 18th June 2013
Updated: CULTURE Minister Ed Vaizey has given a further massive boost to hopes of saving the National Railway Museum from possible closure.
10:13am Monday 17th June 2013
THE campaign to save the National Railway Museum from risk of closure was stepped up a gear with nearly 100 people gathering for a banner-waving protest outside the York attraction.
9:23am Saturday 15th June 2013
MORE than 6,500 people from all over the world have now signed The Press’s petition to save the National Railway Museum, with hundreds more adding their support every day.
3:47pm Thursday 13th June 2013
A RALLY against the possible closure of the National Railway Museum will be staged at lunchtime on Saturday .
8:40am Thursday 13th June 2013
A MINISTER has reiterated the Government’s commitment to free admission at the National Railway Museum – but refused to confirm sufficient funding for it to stay open.
10:30am Wednesday 12th June 2013
THE Archbishop of York has thrown his support behind the campaign to save the National Railway Museum.
10:55am Tuesday 11th June 2013
A FORMER Lord Mayor and train driver – who drove the iconic Mallard in the 1950s – has thrown his full support behind The Press’s campaign to save the National Railway Museum.
10:20am Monday 10th June 2013
THREE council leaders have teamed up to present a united front against the potential threat of museums in their cities - including the National Railway Museum in York - closing, saying losing any of them would be more "devastating" than shutting a London site.
10:24am Saturday 8th June 2013
THE Government must relax its ban on admission charges at the National Railway Museum if it presses ahead with further funding cuts, a former head of the museum claims.
10:14am Saturday 8th June 2013
A NUMBER of “explainers” at the National Railway Museum could lost their jobs as part of a cost-cutting drive.
10:29am Friday 7th June 2013
SUPPORT is steaming in for The Press’ Save the NRM campaign – from pop mogul Pete Waterman and leading politicians to ordinary families enjoying a day at the world’s biggest railway museum.
10:17am Friday 7th June 2013
A FORMER head of the National Railway Museum (NRM) has suggested it should become a truly independent museum.
10:04am Friday 7th June 2013
Chief reporter Mike Laycock charts the history of the National Railway Museum.
9:30am Friday 7th June 2013
IT is the largest railway museum in the world, boasting a host of record-breakers and history-makers, and attracting more than 700,000 visitors each year.
9:28am Friday 7th June 2013
YORK residents and tourists have rushed to show their support for the NRM and the campaign to save it.
9:27am Friday 7th June 2013
MUSEUM boss Ian Blatchford has criticised one of the other northern museums at risk of closure - the National Media Museum in Bradford.
9:33am Friday 7th June 2013
AS THE National Railway Museum faces an uncertain future, one of our photographers captures a day in the life of one of York’s best-loved attractions.
9:47am Friday 7th June 2013
KATRINA TURRILL asked visitors to the National Railway Museum in York for their views on the possible closure of the popular attraction.
9:20am Thursday 6th June 2013
THE PRESS today launches a campaign to safeguard the future of one of York’s biggest and most-treasured attractions.
9:16am Thursday 6th June 2013
YORK political and tourism chiefs were quick to back the Save The NRM campaign.
4:28pm Wednesday 5th June 2013
YORK’S National Railway Museum or one of its two sister museums may be forced to shut as a result of the Governments squeeze on budgets, its director has said.
5:30pm Monday 3rd June 2013
THE National Railway Museum in York could reintroduce charges - or even close - in the face of looming Government funding cuts.