The Railway is currently open to pre-booked ticket holders only. We ask that all passengers, including members, to pre-book their visit online in advance. Our Booking Offices at Pickering and Grosmont will not be open and you not be able to purchase a ticket.

The Optimist - 17 August to 1 November 2020 

Services daily from Pickering only. 
Service 1: Pickering departure 09:20 and will depart Whitby 14:00. Allowing approx. 3 hours in Whitby.

Service 2: Pickering departure 12:00 and will depart Whitby at 16:30. Allowing approx. 2 hours 45 minutes in Whitby.

Rail Trail Service: September to 1 November

Travel on our new service ‘Rail Trail’ service. Take a scenic journey behind a steam locomotive from Grosmont to Goathland (approx. 15-20min) and then explore the North York Moors and walk the scenic Rail Trail.

All tickets are return tickets, allowing passengers the option to disembark and walk the ‘Rail Trail’ or return to Grosmont. Those passengers travelling on the return service will have approx. 1hr wait for the service departure, having the option to walk into the village of Goathland. Facilities will be available at Grosmont only. Goathland Station facilities will remain closed. 

Service 1: Departs Grosmont at 11:00 and returns from Goathland at 12:15, steam hauled.

Service 2: Departs Grosmont at 13:30 and returns from Goathland at 14:55, steam hauled.


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