25, 26, 28, 29, 30 March and 1, 2 April 2017
2017 the railway celebrates 50 years since the formation of the
charitable Trust in 1967, and to set the wheels in motion for this
anniversary year, popular locomotive, Royal Scot, will steam in to the attraction and set off the new season in style.
46100 Royal Scot was
built in 1927 for the fastest trains on the London Midland &
Scottish Railway and was the first in a new breed of steam locomotives,
built by the LMS for their express passenger services from London to
Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow.
a major overhaul, Royal Scot returned to steam in September 2015. She
made her successful main line debut on December 22nd and 23rd 2015 with
test runs from Crewe to Carnforth and return. She hauled her first main
line passenger train for over fifty years on February 6th 2016 from
Crewe to Holyhead. She will be arriving at the North Yorkshire Moors
Railway on Saturday 25th March 2017.
Royal Scot will
be at the railway for all ages to enjoy on 25, 26, 28, 29, 30 March and
1 & 2 April, and fares will include a return journey from Grosmont
to Pickering. Departure times will be 09.30, 12.30 and 15.30 lasting
approximately 2 hours 45 minutes on a fixed round trip.
We expect to sell out. Do not miss out!
Adult £30 - Child £15 - Family (2+2) £64