Railway Conservation. Run by Volunteers. Not for Profit.
The future of our railway is at risk and we urgently need your help to save it. Due to the pandemic, we had to delay the 2020 season. From April - July we were not generating any income which has left the railway in financial need.
We play a crucial role in the local community, providing employment, volunteering and apprenticeship opportunities and programmes to help our visitors understand the important history and heritage of the railway and the North York Moors we run through. The railway is a key highlight for many holiday makers who would usually flock here as part of their stay.
£20: An engine requires £20 of oil each day to operate.£50: The cost of a new shovel.£100: A brake block costs around £100. Most Tender engines such as Eric Treacy has 12, and we usually change every them every couple of months.£250: A monthly washout costs around £250.00 in parts.£500: A dozen firebars.£1,000: Is the cost to repair a broken locomotive spring.£2,500: A new boiler pressure relief valve (safety valve).£5,000: A new live steam injector.£10,000: Reprofile a locomotives tyres.
Without your support, we face an uncertain future. This would have a huge impact on local livelihoods and our educational, apprentice and volunteering programmes. Please help to keep us steaming into the future by donating whatever you can. Your support makes an enormous difference to helping to keep us running. In advance thank you for your support and donation.
All funds raised will go towards the general operating of the railway.
Photo Credit: Keith Haris
Monthly contributions directly to the NYMR Foundation Development Fund.
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