Yorkshire's Magnificent Journey


Keeping 18 miles of railway with more than thirty bridges through the difficult countryside of the North York Moors in top-notch condition is a continuing challenge. The 180-year old railway already invests around £1 million annually but there’s only so much the fare box can generate and much more is needed for the railway bridges and its 50-100 year old vehicles to remain viable.

Learn about Paul and Kieran’s fight!

Paul Middleton, Head of Traction & Rolling Stock has a vested interest in ensuring that the YMJ Appeal is a major success, read to find out why.Read more

Expression of Interest Project Director

Under the brand “Yorkshire’s Magnificent Journey” a Project Director is required to lead and coordinate the areas that will form the Round 2 application.Read more

Lighting up the next fifty years - YMJ Appeal!

A £2.5 million appeal has been launched to secure the future of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) and you can now pledge your support online.Read more

Meet the Champions

With so many facets to the project, we have assembled a team who will turn this grand plan of ours into a reality. Each element of the project has a dedicated work group whose job it will be to deliver the project!Read more

NYMR secures National Lottery support

The NYMR has been awarded £4.6M by the National Lottery. This funding will go towards Yorkshire’s Magnificent Journey appeal, a £9.2M Sustainability Project.Read more