North Star (disambiguation)

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North Star is the prominent star that is closest in the sky to the north celestial pole. It appears just about directly overhead to an observer at the Earth's North Pole.

North Star may also be:


In Australia:

In Canada:

In the United States:



  • MS North Star, a small expedition ship operated by Lindblad Expeditions for cruising in remote areas
  • North Star (aircraft), a passenger aircraft manufactured by Canadair for Trans Canada Airlines
  • North Star, a brand name of NZ Bus in Auckland, New Zealand, providing services between the Northern suburbs and the central city
  • North Star, a vessel borrowed by the U.S. Navy during World War II and renamed USS Crossbill
  • North Star was the name given to four different locomotives of the Great Western Railway (GWR):
    • North Star (broad gauge locomotive, 1837–71), a locomotive designed by Robert Stephenson and one of the first to run on the Great Western Railway
    • North Star (1866–1902), one of the GWR 378 Class locomotives; named c. 1871 and name removed c. 1897
    • North Star (1898–1912), one of the GWR 3031 Class locomotives that were built for and run on the Great Western Railway between 1891 and 1915; renamed Bulkeley in 1906.
    • North Star (1906–29), one of the GWR 4000 Class locomotives, rebuilt to 4073 Class in 1929
    • North Star (1929–57), a GWR 4073 Class rebuilt from the above
  • North Star (Amtrak), a former train route in Minnesota