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  • ‘King’, ‘A4’ and debutant ‘9F’ steal show at Moors line gala spectacular

    ‘King’, ‘A4’ and debutant ‘9F’ steal show at Moors line gala spectacular

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    THE North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) pulled off what might be regarded as one of the biggest steam galas of the 2000s on September 27-29, which not only featured a hugely impressive locomotive line-up, but also illustrated how far the line’s motive power department has come in a relatively short timeframe. It was only in…

  • Lambton No. 29 set for NYMR return

    Lambton No. 29 set for NYMR return

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    AN IMMINENT return to service is on the cards for Lambton, Hetton & Joicey Collieries Kitson 0-6-2T No. 29 (4263/1904) as its overhaul nears completion at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway’s Grosmont works. The popular loco has been out of service since late-2014 when a crack was discovered in its cylinder block. A new cylinder…

  • Telly alert – Moors on Channel 5

    Telly alert – Moors on Channel 5

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    Channel 5’s television programme about the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) will air on Friday, May 17 at 8pm. Season two of ‘The Yorkshire Steam Railway: All Aboard’ will include six episodes, which will go behind the scenes of the NYMR, meeting the staff and volunteers that keep the railway on track. Episode one sees…

  • Coming up in Issue 253 of HR: Pragmatic Preservation

    Coming up in Issue 253 of HR: Pragmatic Preservation

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    Gareth Evans talks to Chris Price, general manager of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, who shares his views on a range of issues affecting the sector – and also what he’s doing to ensure the future survival of Britain’s most popular heritage line. It’s 9am sharp and I’ve arrived at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway’s…

  • Maroon ‘S160’ returns to NYMR after overhaul

    Maroon ‘S160’ returns to NYMR after overhaul

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    BALDWIN ‘S160’ 2-8-0 No. 2253 has returned to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) after a major 2½-year rebuild by Northern Steam Engineering at Stockton.  It arrived at New Bridge Yard on February 13 sporting an attractive lined maroon livery.  On February 20 it was hauled from Pickering to Grosmont, where the overhaul will be completed…

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