15 September 2024

Talks and slideshow presentation with Q&A. History of the Line: The talks explores the development of the original Whitby - Pickering line through to Beeching’s cuts and the start of the NYMR. Whitby to the World: How the railway revolutionised the transport of letters and parcels.

  • Talk Suitability: Adults
  • Time: 11:45 - History of the Line Talk
  • Time: 13:45 - Whitby to the World Talk
  • Meeting Place: Pickering Station, Platform 2, Learning Centre
  • Booking: You must pre-book your FREE Ticket


Book Tickets

The NYMR's Trust is a not-for-profit charity, which focuses on both the education of all 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. 

About Heritage Open Days

  • Heritage Open Days is England’s largest festival of history and culture. Running for ten days every September, the festival offers free access to heritage events and activities across England.
  • Heritage Open Days is brought to you by the National Trust with support from players of People’s Postcode Lottery, and delivered locally by a large range of organisations (including civic societies, heritage organisations and local councils, community champions and thousands of enthusiastic volunteers).
  • For further details about the festival, visit heritageopendays.org.uk