"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 ways to support the railway:

  1. Make a one-off donation, buy from our virtual shop or leave a legacy to support the railway.
  2. Show your support by setting up a Direct Debit and Donating Regularly.
  3. Join our Membership scheme and help support the railway during these troubling times.
  4. Purchase a Gift Card for any special occasion. 
  5. As a member, why not join the Foundation Club.
  6. Purchase an item in our Virtual Store including a virtual cuppa Tea. 
  7. Explore how your Corporation and the NYMR can work together. 
  8. Make a lasting gift and leave a Legacy to the railway.
  9. As a member, why not sign up to Club 900 and join our weekly raffle. 
  10. Travel on our Welcome Back services. 

Welcome Back Passengers

Services will start from 1 August with limited capacity in line with government advice. Pre-booking essential.


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Regular Giving

Due to the pandemic, we had to delay the season which meant we were not generating any income. Show your support by setting up a Direct Debit & donating regularly.


Author: Laura Strangeway

Coronavirus Update

Read the latest news regarding Coronavirus. Government advice is being strictly adhered to, and the wellbeing of our visitors, staff and volunteers is priority.


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Crisis Appeal

The future of our railway is at risk and we urgently need your help to save it. Even with the go ahead to start services we still need to raise additional funds.


Author: Laura Strangeway

Latest News

  • Reopening!

    NYMR has announced its plans to fire up the engines and invite passengers aboard from Yorkshire Day (1st August). Read more

  • Drawing Competition

    Enter your Railway in Wartime drawing to win a school trip. Read more

  • Virtual Volunteers

    Use Volunteers’ Week as a catalyst to jump aboard, and become a virtual fundraising volunteer to help support the NYMR Read more