Days Out: North Yorkshire Moors Railway marks 50th anniversary with special train visit

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North Yorkshire Moors Railway has ‘Scot’ fun days out for all in Spring 2017.

This year is the 50th anniversary of the formation of the charitable trust and to celebrate, the popular locomotive, Royal Scot will set the wheels in motion and steam into the attraction to set off the new season in style.

Royal Scot, built in 1927, will be at the railway for people of all ages to enjoy on selected dates between March 25 and April 1 with fares including a return journey from Grosmont to Pickering.

Tickets must be booked in advance so make sure you don’t miss out on this historic event.

North Yorkshire Moors Railway is a truly stunning attraction all year round and is situated in one of the most beautiful areas of the county; allowing visitors to see 24 miles of Yorkshire’s amazing scenery across six quaint stations; one of which became Hogsmeade station in the first Harry Potter film.

One of NYMR’s unique offerings is the ability to stay in a station cottage or one of their two camping coaches.

These special locations are billed as ideal bases for walking holidays, family weeks away or for rail enthusiasts who want to experience the thrill of steam trains first hand – with all stays including unlimited travel on their heritage train services.

The Pullman Dining Train is another charming attraction on the railway where you can sit back, relax and enjoy the enchanting allure of the North York Moors National Park, whilst sampling the best locally sourced food and drink.

And children can learn all about engineering and science through the interactive exhibition at Pickering, Peter’s Railway, that provides a unique environment for visitors to see, smell and experience the steam era.


Royal Scot Prices: Adult £30, Child £15

Royal Scot Journey Times: 9.30am, 12.30am and 3.30pm

Stations: Levisham, Newtondale Halt, Goathland, Grosmont, Whitby and Pickering

Attraction Website:

Telephone: 01751 472 508

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