Northallerton West – we are on our way back!
Following successful completion of infrastructure work on our line between Leeming Bar and Northallerton West, our services to North Yorkshire’s county town will restart on Wednesday August 3rd with the 09:30 departure from Leeming Bar, which returns from Northallerton West at 10:00.
Running on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, some trains will be steam hauled throughout, providing our first timetabled steam services to Northallerton West. Details of times are available on our timetable pages and details of all tickets available on our fares pages
New for August – The Wensleydale Explorer
Building on the success of the Aysgarth Link, Wednesdays in August will see the running of a dedicated bus connection from Redmire to Castle Bolton, Aysgarth and onwards to Hawes. Running three times a day, the bus will allow you to explore the rugged beauty of Upper Wensleydale. Further details are available here
Help us by making a donation
Click here to see how you can make a donation to help us get to Aysgarth
Just turn up and go for regular services!
For all of our regular service trains – including steam – there is no pre-booking – tickets are available on the day from all staffed stations and on the train.
The Aysgarth Link
There is no railway to Aysgarth yet but, as a service to our customers, we have arranged a bus link to Castle Bolton on Wednesdays and Saturdays serving Redmire Station and allow onward journeys to Castle Bolton and Aysgarth and return usually twice a day. For further details click here.
Family fun events, corporate events, Santa Specials, guest appearances of steam and diesel engines, anniversary events, open days, guided walks, restoration days and appeals are all part of our regular and interesting series of events.
Fulfil your childhood dream by driving one of our trains! Learn more about our Driver Experience.
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