9:45 am to 10:45 am. Suitable for Adults.



Join us for an enlightening journey with Ron Pickering, a distinguished historian and NYMR expert. Ron will lead you through the captivating history of the line, spanning from its inception to the present day in 2024.

Delve into the fascinating story of how Whitby's necessity for connection to the rest of England spurred the creation of the railway, overcoming formidable challenges along the way.

Discover how the perseverance of countless individuals transformed a dormant British Rail branch line into one of the most beloved heritage railways in the UK. Talk lasts approximately 1 hour, pre-booking required.

Image: Royal Train at Eller Beck 1 May 1973 (Maurice Burns)