Railway Conservation. Run by Volunteers. Not for Profit.
The Charity's Purposes are:
(a) The education of people of all backgrounds through the operation of a living museum demonstrating the impact of the coal-powered steam railway as a catalyst for the rapid expansion of the Industrial Revolution and a foundation of modern societies and economies.
(b) The advancement of heritage by the preservation and operation for the public benefit of the historical railway line across the North York Moors between Grosmont and Pickering, North Yorkshire including the preservation, conservation, maintenance, repair and demonstration of:
(i) heritage locomotives and rolling stock;
(ii) heritage railway buildings, bridges and other historic railway structures;
(iii) heritage signalling systems; and
(iv) railway archives historical records and artefacts and the operation of heritage steam and diesel trains over the railway and other third party owned or controlled lines.
(c) The advancement of citizenship, community development and individual wellbeing for all ages, backgrounds and ethnicities through the promotion of volunteering, learning and training including training and development in at-risk heritage skills.
(d) The advancement of conservation of the flora, fauna and species within the Charity's lineside estate, adjacent to and within the North York Moors National Park, including designated areas of special scientific interest forming part of the estate.
The NYMR Trust's archive, situated at Pickering, holds a substantial collection of plans, architectural drawings, maps, papers, books and small artefacts.
The Outstation is the NYMR’s Residential Community Engagement and Volunteer Development Centre located in Stape, North Yorkshire.
Learn more about how we are looking after our lineside, which sits within the North York Moors National Park, which includes a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Learn more about the Trust's work on community development and individual wellbeing for all ages, backgrounds and ethnicities through the promotion of volunteering, learning and training.
Find out more about the NYMR Trust's preservation of its heritage assets including its heritage locomotives and rolling stock.
Find out more about how we care for our historic railway infrastructure.