North York Moors Railway

Address: North York Moors Railway, Pickering Station, Park Street, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7AJ
Phone: 01751 472508

North York Moors Railway: A Historic Journey Through Yorkshire

The North York Moors Railway is a world-famous heritage railway that takes passengers on a 24-mile journey through the stunning North York Moors National Park.

From Pickering to Whitby, this nostalgic adventure offers a glimpse into the past, with historic stations like the 1930s-themed Pickering and the Harry Potter-famous Goathland.

As you travel through the breathtaking landscapes of rolling hills, lush valleys, and rugged moorland, you'll experience the perfect blend of history, beauty, and nostalgia.

The North York Moors Railway is an unforgettable experience for everyone!


The North York Moors Railway offers a range of ticket options to suit different needs:

  • Adult All Day, All Line Rover Ticket: £49.50 (includes 12 months of free return travel)
  • Child (0-15 years): Free with a paying adult in 2024
  • Shorter Journey Tickets: Starting from £13.50 for return travel between up to two neighboring stations (available only on the day of travel at the station)​​.

Features/Things To Do

A journey on the North York Moors Railway is filled with activities and sights:

  • Steam and Diesel Trains: Most services are steam-hauled, but heritage diesel locomotives are also used, particularly during peak times and special events.
  • Scenic Rides: Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the North York Moors, from rolling hills to dense woodlands and dramatic coastlines.
  • Historic Stations: Visit themed stations such as the 1930s Pickering Station, the 1912 Levisham Station, and the iconic Goathland Station.
  • Special Events: Participate in various events throughout the year, including steam galas, dining services, and themed journeys.
  • Dining Experiences: Enjoy a meal on board one of the heritage Pullman carriages, which offer lunch and afternoon tea services during the ride​​.

North York Moors Railway On The Map


The North York Moors Railway can be accessed easily by car and public transport:

By Car:

  • Pickering Station: Located at Park Street, Pickering, YO18 7AJ. Parking is available at or near the station.
  • Whitby Station: Located at Whitby YO21 1YN.

By Public Transport:

  • Train: The nearest mainline station is at Whitby, which connects with the NYMR.
  • Bus: Regular bus services run to Pickering and Whitby, from where you can catch the heritage trains​​.

A ride on the North York Moors Railway is more than just a journey; it's a step back in time, offering a unique glimpse into the golden age of rail travel while traversing some of the most stunning landscapes in Yorkshire.

Plan your visit today for an unforgettable experience!

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