When you purchase a Seaside Special or Yorkshire Express ticket, you have reserved seating on the booked outbound and return trains to and from Pickering/Whitby. With these tickets you can also board any of the Moors Explorer services running that day, however you won’t have reserved seating on those services. With this in mind, we have compiled a selection of available Travel Itineraries that you may take advantage of to help you make the most of your visit to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. 

Use our timetable calendar below to see which dates our Silver Timetable operates. 

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Pickering Departures

Pickering > Goathland > Whitby > Pickering

Ticket Required: 1200 Seaside Special 

Book your tickets for the 1200 Seaside Special but hop on board the 1000 Moors Explorer departure to Goathland arriving at 1050.

This will give you 2 hours to explore the stunning 1920s themed station with a souvenir shop and tea room in the 1922 goods shed or head into the heart of Goathland Village. Goathland is our celebrity station and has appeared as Hogsmeade Station in the first Harry Potter film and featured as Aidensfield in the ITV programme Heartbeat.

Then be back on the platform to catch the 1250 Seaside Special service in your pre-booked seats, to the seaside town of Whitby arriving at 1345. You will have 2 hours and 50 minutes to explore the town of Whitby.

Your return journey will depart Whitby at 1630 in your pre-booked seats, arriving back in Pickering at 1805.

 

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Pickering > Grosmont > Whitby > Pickering

Ticket Required: 1200 Seaside Special  

Book your tickets for the 1200 Seaside Special but hop on board the 1000 Moors Explorer service from Pickering to Grosmont, arriving at 1105. This will give you 2 hours to explore the 1950s themed station with tea room and gift shop.

Head through the historic tunnel built by George Stephenson in 1835 and visit the NYMR’s Motive Power Department. Inside the sheds you can head up to the viewing gallery and see our staff and volunteers maintaining our historic locomotives or browse the Shed Shop - full of railway enthusiast gifts, souvenirs and model railway stock.

At 1320 catch your pre-booked Seaside Special service to the seaside town of Whitby, arriving at 1345. You will have 2 hours and 50 minutes to explore the town of Whitby.

Your return journey will depart Whitby at 1630 in your pre-booked seats, arriving back to Grosmont for 1705.

 

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Grosmont Departure

Grosmont > Pickering > Whitby > Grosmont

Ticket Required: 1200 Seaside Special  

Book your tickets for the 1200 Seaside Special but hop on board the 1030 Moors Explorer departure from Grosmont to Pickering, arriving at 1140.

Then catch the 1200 Seaside Special service from Pickering in your pre-booked seats, to the seaside town of Whitby, arriving at 1345. You will have 2 hours and 50 minutes to explore the town of Whitby.

Your return journey will depart from Whitby at 1630 in your pre-booked seats, getting back to Grosmont at 1705.

 

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