NYMR to star on TV series next month

North Yorkshire Moors Railway locomotive 45407 approaches Newbridge level crossing
Channel 5 to take viewers behind the scenes on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway
Published Tue, 2018-02-20 11:27

'The Yorkshire Steam Railway: All Aboard', a three part documentary series, airs on Friday 2nd, 9th & 16th March 2018 at 8pm. The Channel 5 programme will take you behind the scenes as the railway celebrates their fiftieth anniversary year.

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North Yorkshire Moors Railway locomotive 45407 approaches Newbridge level crossing ©

The North Yorkshire Moors Railways granted unprecedented access to DSP, whose co-managing directors Emily Dalton and Donna Clark, describe the show as “a real celebration of the extraordinary heritage and traditions of the country’s railways”.

A tireless army of staff and volunteers will be giving us the inside track on what it takes to run a heritage railway. This year they're celebrating their fiftieth anniversary and viewers will join them as they welcome coach trips, wedding parties and train spotters alike in what they hope will be the railway's busiest year yet.

The first episode which will air on Friday 2nd March focuses on the Railway's decision to bring in Royal Scot No.46100 as well as following key members of the railway around and their first pullman dining service of the season.

Earlier this year, the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) awarded NYMR £4.6M as part of the £9.2M Sustainability Project, NYMR’s Yorkshire’s Magnificent Journey Appeal.  To deliver the investment programme, the NYMR must raise approx. £2.5M from members, passengers and the public over the next five years.

Yorkshire’s Magnificent Journey aims to raise £2,500,000 and keep 18 miles of railway with more than thirty bridges through the difficult countryside of the North York Moors in top-notch condition.

For more information on the project and to pledge your support in 2018 please visit nymr.co.uk.

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