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20. A Whitby-Grosmont-Goathland-Pickering steam trip

 Whitby station has a travel centre where you can get all the timetables for the Northern Rail Esk Valley Line (Whitby Middlesbrough) and the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (Whitby-Grosmont-Goathland-Pickering).

Whitby Station by the harbour for the Northern Rail diesel multiple unit trains up the Esk Valley and all stations to Middlesbrough.

Whitby Station

 

The North Yorkshire Moors steam train waits to depart from Whitby, the Abbey can just be seen in the upper right of the picture.

 

Heading for Ruswarp alongside the River Esk on a steam train from Whitby -

 

Grosmont Station

Grosmont Station. The platform on the right is for the Railtrack-Northern Rail line from Whitby to Middlesbrough. On the left are the platforms of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway and the ex British Railways line runs from Grosmont to Pickering.

 

The tunnel of the original Grosmont-Goathland line, which leads to engine shed and yard where you can view the locomotives.

The tunnel of the original Grosmont-Goathland line, which leads to engine shed and yard where you can view the locomotives.

 

The Grosmont engine shed of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, view from the gallery.

The Grosmont engine shed of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, view from the gallery.

 

You can also visit the workshops of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway where the engines are restored to working order.

You can also visit the workshops of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway where the engines are restored to working order.

 

Locomotive 62005 coaling up before heading down through the tunnel on the left to Grosmont station.

Locomotive 62005 coaling up before heading down through the tunnel on the left to Grosmont station.

 

The tunnel between Grosmont station and the engine sheds. All train pass through this to Goathland and Pickering.

The tunnel between Grosmont station and the engine sheds. All train pass through this to Goathland and Pickering.

 

Stanier 4-6-0 45212 gets ready to leave Grosmont for Pickering ....

Stanier 4-6-0 45212 gets ready to leave Grosmont for Pickering ....

 

... and off we go!

... and off we go!

 

A train from Pickering pulls into Goathland.

A train from Pickering pulls into Goathland.

 

A heritage diesl hauled train from Pickering heads in Newton Dale.

A heritage diesl hauled train from Pickering heads in Newton Dale.

 

Steam locomotive 75029 heading into Newton Dane en route to Levisham and Pickering.

Steam locomotive 75029 passing through Newton Dane en route to Levisham and Pickering.

 

LNER (London North Eastern Railway Company) A4 4-6-2 Pacific 60007 Sir Nigel Gresley pulling out of Newton Dale Halt station with a train of beautifully restored LNER carriages.

LNER (London North Eastern Railway Company) A4 4-6-2 Pacific 60007 SIR NIGEL GRESLEY pulling out of Newton Dale Halt station with a train of beautifully restored LNER carriages.

 

Sir Nigel Gresley entering Levisham Station.

"Sir Nigel Gresley" entering Levisham Station.

 

Levisham Staion with a train departing for Pickering.

Levisham Staion with a train departing for Pickering.

 

Heading north from Pickering leaving the farmland behind for the wilder forest and moorland as far as Goathland.

Heading north from Pickering leaving the farmland behind for the wilder forest and moorland as far as Goathland.

 

Sir Nigel Gresley reaches its destination, the '1937' restored Pickering Station.

"Sir Nigel Gresley" reaches its destination, the '1937' restored Pickering Station.

 

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