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North Yorkshire Moors Railway

'Sir Nigel Gresley' at Goathland
'Sir Nigel Gresley' at Goathland
Autumn Wonderland
Autumn Wonderland
Double-headed through the moors.
Double-headed through the moors.
Under the viaduct to Whitby - John Hunt.
Under the viaduct to Whitby - John Hunt.

An 18 mile long standard gauge railway from Grosmont (junction with BR) to Pickering, passing through the heart of the North York Moors, an area of outstanding scenic beauty, with many services now running to and from Whitby.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access


Pickering Station Pickering Yorkshire YO18 7AJ

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Open days

10-18 Feb; 3-4, 6-8, 10-11 Mar. Daily 24 Mar-4 Nov. 27 Dec-1 Jan; 16-24 Feb 2019. Santas in Dec.


By Rail: Grosmont / 0 miles

Climb aboard a steam or heritage diesel train and ride like Harry Potter for the ultimate trip through Heartbeat country. Enjoy stunning scenery along 18 miles of railway through the majestic North York Moors, and continuing through to the popular seaside town of Whitby.


Fri 27th - Sun 29th Sep 2019: Annual Steam Gala

A selection of guest and steam based locomotives visiting the North York Moors.


Fri 11th - Sun 13th Oct 2019: Railway in Wartime

Relive the amazing spirit and camaraderie of World War II as the North Yorkshire Moors Railway hosts the various re-enactments, entertainment, street parades…

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