The Victorian railway icon will go on long-term display in York, reveals culture secretary

Stephenson’s Rocket, the world-changing locomotive, which was built in Newcastle but has been in London for more than 150 years, is to go on long-term display in York.

The news of its return to the north of England was announced on Monday by the culture secretary, Jeremy Wright, as he attended Theresa May’s cabinet awayday to Gateshead.

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