Covid-19

Covid-19

Unfortunately due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the railway made the dificult descision to suspend all train operations until further notice. We did this to help keep our passengers, staff and volunteer safe and help in the effort to minimise the impact of the CoronaVirus...

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Comings and Goings

Comings and Goings

The weekend of the 22nd and 23rd Feb saw some new arrivals on the line and the departure of an old friend, with a weather incident thrown in. The first service on Saturday 22nd, operated by the 121 Bubble car had a mishap with a fallen tree just after leaving Bedale....

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Welcoming a Pacer

Welcoming a Pacer

Both pacers resting at Leyburn while on Driver TrainingLove them or hate them, the BR Class 142 'Pacer' have been stalwarts of many rural and urban services for over 35 years. With changes to rules regarding disabled access these units are now being phased out on the...

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Polar Express 2020

Polar Express 2020

After the sucess of Polar Express, we can confirm that it will be running at the railway again next year. Tickets for 2020 will be announced in late spring / early summer, click on the button below to register to get notifed when the tickets are released.

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Tornado back for the winter

Tornado back for the winter

Steam locomotive 60163 Tornado is back on the railway for its winter break, having a well deserved rest from the main line and some TLC from the A1 Steam Locomotive Trust. It will be at Leeming Bar for January and  February, primarily in the shed, but may be seen out...

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Work to start on Leeming Bar Station

Work to start on Leeming Bar Station

  Work on the renovation of Leeming Bar Station will start later this month. This will start with the roof being replaced to make the entire building waterproof, then continue with its renovation to its condition in the 1920. It will then serve as both office...

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