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Out and About: by train round the beautiful northeast

Continuing our occasional series of things to do and see on a day out. Recently we spent a day taking a train journey from York to Leeds, Leeds to Carlisle, Carlisle to Newcastle, and Newcastle back to York. On hearing of our plan, a friend asked “Whatever for?” If that’s your reaction, return to the […]

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Disruption from railway work in Malton

If you are planning a visit to Malton during October or November 2014, and especially if you plan to take a train from Malton Station, note that Network Rail is replacing track in the Malton area during this period, and some disruption is inevitable. This work is essential for the smooth running of passenger services. […]

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Day out for railway buffs

The perfect day out for boys big and small to look at trains big and small! Whitby and District Model Railway Club holds its annual show at Goathland village hall next weekend, and of course you can get there most easily by train from Pickering.  Girls could go on to Whitby for a bit of […]

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Work begins on second platform at Whitby for NYMR

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) is delighted to announce that work commenced on the second platform at Whitby Station on Monday 3rd March 2014. The scheme, developed by the NYMR in partnership with Network Rail (and running under the NYMR’s project management), involves an investment of over £2m in Whitby’s railway facilities. The scheme […]

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Becoming a Goldbraid – 50th Anniversary of Station Closure

After contacting Kirkbymoorside History Group via the Blog, the KHG has been helping retired scientist, Dr Sue Oldfield, publish a book about her grandfather, James Herbert Dobson, Station Master of Kirkbymoorside’s train station. Among the family papers that Sue inherited were various documents of railway and local interest along with drafts of articles that Herbert had […]

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Kirkbymoorside Station

Following on from the poem written by J H Dobson about Kirkby and its residents, the history group was contacted by his grand-daughter. As a result of several discussions, she is currently writing a book about Mr Dobson, who worked at Kirby Station and wrote not only poetry but also a series of articles. These articles […]

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Menzown Poster - January

Menzown Meeting – January 14th

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