Esk Valley Railway

Welcome to the Esk Valley Railway

From the heart of Middlesbrough to the historic seaside town of Whitby, passing through the North York Moors National Park and serving 17 stations along the route.

The Esk Valley Railway connects the rural communities in the North York Moors with the city of Middlesbrough and the historic seaside town of Whitby. The railway also offers an enjoyable, environmentally-friendly and stress-free way to view and explore this magnificent landscape and lovely villages.

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Away from the packed commuter routes and main intercities, the backwaters of our national rail network harbour some of the most beautiful rides in the world. Leaving Teesside, the train chugs out across the North York Moors … along the leafy valley through Danby, Egton and Lealholm – surely the prettiest village in Yorkshire – to Whitby's bracing sea air, fine Georgiana and looming Gothic church. This is England's green and pleasant land, writ large over 36miles ... it will make you sigh - The Sunday Times

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Forget Me Not Train

The journey, which travels through some of the prettiest scenery in the country, follows the route of the River Esk for much of its length, passing through verdant farmland, rolling moors and picturesque villages. As I get on the train... ...Read More

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