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North Yorkshire Moors Railway

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Address: 12 Park Street | Pickering Station, Pickering YO18 7AJ, England
Phone Number: 01751 472508
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Wonderful!

We had such a good time on the steam railway. The guards and conductors where friendly and very helpful. The train journey was well worth the money and we got to see alot of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We had such a good time on the steam railway. The guards and conductors where friendly and very helpful. The train journey was well worth the money and we got to see alot of wildlife along the way. When the train stopped we where able to take pictures and they let my son on the footplate to have a little... More 

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Epping, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We've visited the NYMR many times and have even done Pickering to Whitby, but this was the first time that we had the opportunity to do the Whitby - Battersby route. As we had managed to get a room in Grosmont, we were able to travel from there, first going to Whitby and then all the way back along the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

we have been on the NYMR a number of times and always had a great time. We have stayed in the area for a week on a couple of occasions and always found lots to do. A trip into Whitby is a must do, it's a lovely place. Take the train through the moors, it looks brilliant when wet or... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Had another ride out on the NYMR last Sunday – a bit different this time as last weekend and next they are doing some engineering work on their route between Pickering and Grosmont, so there is a steam hauled service running from Whitby Town to Battersby on the ‘Main Line!’ It is possible to join the train at the beginning... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Real treat as we didn't expect trains to be running in the week in early March but it was the 50th Anniversary of Beecham's terrible deed of closing the line. We had a return trip from Whitby to Pickering in a compartment on a steam train. Beautiful line with rolling stock in good condition. Long enough stops at each station... More 

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Erskine, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I took my Grandpa for a days outing since he was a steam train enthusiast. He loved the experience and was content just to sit and watch the various trains coming and going. The scenery was an added extra.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We visited the NYMR railway while on holiday which happened to co-inside the weekend of the 50th Anniversary of the closure of the line. There were loads of visitors as would be expected but was not too bad as we managed to get seats on both directions of the journey. I understand the NYMR rely on volunteers and donations etc.... More 

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NYMRPLC, Manager at North Yorkshire Moors Railway, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review of your visit to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway on our special gala weekend. With regards to our fares, we have a number of fares available, ranging from singles to Day Rover, the Day Rover ticket represents very good value as they allow unlimited travel all day between the stations for which that ticket... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We have the Great Central Railway on our doorstep, so we have quite a bit of experience of a heritage railway, and can honestly say that the NYMR is very good indeed. We travelled from Pickering to Whitby and back, steam-hauled both ways and it was a great experience. The scenery is breathtaking and the train was in very good... More 

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Tadcaster, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This was the 50th Anniversary of the line closing and we decided to go to Whitby and back. Had lunch at the station tea rooms at Pickering first then a look at the exhibition. The DMU up to Grosmont then steam engine hauled train to Whitby and back were a most enjoyable afternoon, with a good blow along the cliff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

My favourite steam reservation railway line. Even though we live quite a long distance away up here in Scotland the NYMR, Pickering and Levisham in particular have to be my favourite places ever. I've been up Scottish mountains and glens and they are gorgeous but nothing beats the noise and smell of a steam locomotive. The big engines are alive!... More 

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