"Massive respect to the workers and volunteers who keep this piece of history alive. The effort that goes into maintaining the trains, carriages, stations cannot be underestimated. You'll get the sights, smells and feeling that only a steam engine can give."

Alan H, Newcastle upon Tyne (TripAdvisor)

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10 reasons to choose NYMR:

  1. Your visit supports the North Yorkshire Moors Railway Trust
  2. See 24 miles of Yorkshire’s amazing scenery
  3. Travel behind Heritage Steam Locomotives in Historic Carriages
  4. Step back in time and Explore the Stations - themed throughout the different steam eras
  5. Explore our Station Shops and nostalgic Tea Rooms
  6. Journey behind a Heritage Diesel Engine and experience the sounds and smells of the workhorses of Britain’s railways
  7. Experience an unforgettable meal on the Pullman Dining Train
  8. Stay in our Railway Camping Coaches
  9. Explore Peter's Railway Young Engineer's Centre
  10. Watch Live Webcams at Grosmont Station or Goathland Bank

Tickets & Timetable

The North York Moors Historical Railway Trust is a not-for profit charity. Every visitor that travels contributes towards preserving our locomotives and rolling stock.



Group visits 2019

The NYMR is best enjoyed with a group of people (20+) to experience the age of steam, explore the stations and see the stunning seaside town of Whitby!



Become a member & preserve the NYMR

Take away the hassle of renewing and join our Direct Debit scheme! Your membership fee will help preserve our railway.



Frequently Asked Questions

Many of our frequent questions are listed here to help you arrange your visit and enjoy your day travelling along the line.


Author: Laura Strangeway

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