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The NYMR is one of the country's most popular heritage railways. The steam trains of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, run the 18mile stretch between Grosmont and Pickering, through the beautiful scenery of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, stopping at Goathland, Levisham and Newton Dale. Goathland station is one of the most attractive stations, and has been the setting for many TV and film scenes.

Steam train Goathland Station Steam train Goathland station

Now you can travel from Goathland to Whitby or Pickering (stopping at all stations in between) by steam train, on most days throughout the summer.

Goathland station
Goathland station Railway children, Goathland
Hogwarts Express during the filming of Harry Potter Thomas the tank engine, Goathland

Pullman Restaurant Dining Service
The luxurious first class dining service on the Pullman trainprovides a unique dining experience. Whatever the occasion, be it a romantic dinner for two, a family Sunday lunch or a wedding reception, the "Orient Express" style service, excellent food and quality wine will provide glorious memories, long after you have left the train. The Pullman Restaurant Dining service operates most Friday and Saturday evenings throughout the season, and the "Moorlander" for Sunday lunch, most Sundays. For dates and times, (See bottom of this page).

Georgina, Sammy, Mr T. Georgina, Sammy & Mr. T
Georgina and Sammy      

For details of the Pullman service, go to the NYMR website:

In 2016 the NYMR trialed a curry train. Because of it's success, they added two more dates: 30th July, and 2nd September.
Enjoy a selection of Indian dishes as you travel the 18 mile line through the North Yorkshire National Park to Grosmont and back in the Gresley Teak carriages. There is even a Sapphire Gin bar.

Murder Mystery Dining Trains
For a mystery, and journey into the un-known, there are several Murder Mystery evenings aboard the Pullman Dining Trains, where actors stage a murder, and its up to you to do the detective work and find the murderer. Some of the dishes from the menu includes: Murder melon, A stab in the dark, Blood in the bath, Who killed the old cow, and Exhibit A.

To check dates and times of all services, check the NYMR web site
or telephone 01751 472508

Click to download full NYMR timetable and events calendar

A1 Pacific Tornado
In May 2009 thousands of enthusiasts flocked into Goathland and all the other stations along the line, to see the
£3 millionTornado - the first steam train to be built in nearly 50 years.

Santa Specials
During December (check diary below for exact dates) the Santa Specials run from Grosmont and Pickering, and now .... Whitby. For the adults, coffee and mince pies are served on the station, and for the kids, Father Christmas is on the train. Every child receives a gift. A great Christmas day out.

2016 Dates:

From Pickering: December 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 20th, 21st

From Grosmont: December 3rd, 10th, 17th, 18th, 20th, 21st    

From Whitby: December 4th, 11th

For details and times of all services, check the NYMR web site:

Telephone 01751 472508 or


2016 Remaining Special Events Diary

September 30th - 2nd October- Autumn Steam Gala

October 14th - 16th Wartime Weekend

December (see above) / Santa Special Join the festivities, and
travel from Grosmont to Pickering with Santa.

Pullman Restaurant and dining services A luxurious first class dining service provides a unique and memorable experience. Evening dining trains operate throughout the summer months, offering a five course meal aboard the North Yorkshire Pullman, the Heartbeat Pullman, the Pickering Pullman and the Anniversary Pullman. Lunchtime dining trains aboard the Moorlander, operate throughout the season, offering a traditional Yorkshire Sunday lunch, with a Christmas menu over the Christmas period.

Lunchtime Dining Services 2016

"The Moorlander" offers a traditional four course Yorkshire Sunday Lunch and operates throughout the season together with a Festive Christmas Menu over the Christmas period. Departing Saturdays and Sundays from Grosmont Station at 12.50 hrs.

Evening Dining Services 2016

The North Yorkshire Pullman, The Pickering Pullman, Anniversary Pullman, Murder Mystery Pullman and The Heartbeat Pullman, operates during the summer months offering an excellent five course meal. Fridays from Pickering, Saturdays from Grosmont. For details, go to their website at:

For dates and times of all other services, check the NYMR web site:

All the dining services are extremely popular, and early booking is essential. Telephone 01751 472508 or

Goathland Station
Goathland station platform Goathland station fire buckets Platform and signal box Inside signal box
Goathland signal box Inside signal box Goathland station bench Goathland station from other side of tracks
Goathland station lamp Goathland station tea rooms Train ready to depart Goathland Goathland station bridge
Goathland station lines Train arriving at Goathland station Train driver

Mallard 75 National Railway Museum York

Six A4s

Between 26th October and 11th November 2013, the National Railway Museum in York, arranged a "Great Gathering" of the 6 remaining A4 locomotives. to mark the 75th anniversary of the Mallard setting the world speed record of 126 mph. The 6 locomotives were: The Mallard, Sir Nigel Gresley, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Union of South Africa and Bittern.



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