An announcement on the 28th July 2020 by Locomotion, the railway museum in Shildon, that the ironwork for George Stephenson’s Gaunless Bridge is due to move from the National Railway Museum in York to Locomotion, is very welcome news.

This short talk about the pioneering and innovative Gaunless Bridge lasts under 9 minutes. And when you are finished, don’t forget to browse our products that celebrate the engineering genius of George Stephenson.

The Gaunless Bridge before it was altered in 1901