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National Railway Museum

Experience the thrill of being on the footplate of the world's fastest steam locomotive in this exhilarating simulator ride.

Ignite your imagination and immerse yourself in astonishing engineering as you re-live Mallard’s record-breaking run.

Meet the real people who were part of this amazing feat, see inside the firebox and fly alongside the speeding locomotive with our unique simulation.

TICKETS

Book your tickets online or in person in Great Hall.

Accessibility and restrictions

Please check the ride restrictions below before booking. If you have any queries, a member of staff will be happy to help.

Mallard kids’ pod

For those that aren’t quite old enough for the simulator, there’s still the chance to ride on the famous loco with our special pod for under-4s (or those under 1.07m tall).