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North Yorkshire Moors Railway

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Hop on board the North Yorkshire Moors Railway and enjoy a day filled with vintage charm and amazing scenery on one of the world’s greatest heritage railways. Let their fleet of steam and heritage diesel trains transport you along 24 miles of National Park countryside and back in time to experience a taste of a bygone era.

Arrive at the 1930s – style station in Pickering and discover the history of the Railway in the visitor centre.

Pass through the 1912 themed Levisham station before heading off on a scenic walk; Skelton Tower is around a mile away and boasts amazing views of the valley. Request a stop at the tranquil Newton Dale Halt – not accessible by road, this is the ideal base for forest walks and spotting wildlife.

Be sure to visit Goathland, the 'celebrity station' – it served as the original Hogsmeade Station in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, as well as part of Aidensfield in 1990s drama Heartbeat before walking to Grosmont along the Rail Trail.

Spend a little time at the 1950s-esque Grosmont station and you may just catch a peak behind the scenes; this is the operating hub of the Railway where the locomotives are stored and maintained.

Ride to the end of the line and experience the seaside town of Whitby – with its folklore tales, bustling harbour and fish and chip dinners, it will complement your day perfectly.

North Yorkshire Moors Railway is a not for profit organisation that is run and maintained by their dedicated network of volunteers, and every passenger that travels with them helps to contribute towards the preservation of one of the UK’s most historic railway lines.

With services running daily from 24 March until 4 November 2018 and special services throughout the year, it’s full steam ahead for fun! Visit to find out more.


Wheelchair, mobility vehicle and pushchair users can access trains via a ramp into the Guard’s Van. Please advise a member of platform staff that you require assistance. A fully accessible coach is available for group bookings. Toilets are located at all stations and on all trains. Accessible toilets with baby changing facilities are located at Pickering, Goathland and Grosmont stations.

When trains are in the station or are closely approaching Goathland, it is only possible to change platforms via the footbridge. Please allow time before your chosen train is due to depart if you need to use the level route to change platforms.

Limited accessible parking facilities are located at Pickering, Goathland and Grosmont stations. Limited disabled parking is located at all stations except Levisham and Newtondale Halt.

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