Head of Steam

Head of Steam, formerly known as the Darlington Railway Centre and Museum, is a railway museum that is located on the 1825 route of the Stockton and Darlington Railway, which was the world’s first steam-powered passenger railway.

The museum is based inside the North Road railway station and its exhibits are devoted to the area formerly served by the North Eastern Railway with a particular focus on the Stockton and Darlington Railway and the railway industry of Darlington.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 17.5℃ to 19.7℃ with wind speed 4.9 m/sec (SSW)
Friday, Aug 19
Expect a temp in the range 11.8℃ to 15.5℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (WSW)
Saturday, Aug 20
Expect a temp in the range 12.1℃ to 13.4℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (SSW)
Sunday, Aug 21
Expect a temp in the range 11℃ to 12.4℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (SSW)
Monday, Aug 22
Expect a temp in the range 15.2℃ to 15.9℃ with wind speed 5.3 m/sec (SSE)
Tuesday, Aug 23
Expect a temp in the range 10.6℃ to 14℃ with wind speed 2.2 m/sec (WSW)
Wednesday, Aug 24
Expect a temp in the range 11.8℃ to 13.9℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (SSW)

Darlington weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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