NZ8205 : Grosmont on the NYMR

taken 40 years ago, near to Grosmont, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Grosmont on the NYMR
Grosmont on the NYMR
The North Yorkshire Moors Railway faced its closure in 1965. In 1967 the NYMR Preservation Society was formed with the aim of reopening the line. Trains run from Pickering to Grosmont Station, pictured here, a distance of 18 miles. Since then the route has extended to Whitby, a distance of 24 miles, the NYMR rolling stock running over the National Rail Esk Valley Line. The station, built in 1846, is a Grade II listed building. The original tunnel of 1835 has been superseded and now forms a pedestrian route to the locomotive sheds where there is access to the sheds and a shed shop. Nominally the work of the engineer George Stephenson, the work was carried out by his assistant Frederick Swanwick. The NYMR employ a mixture of paid staff and volunteers - it is a popular and busy heritage railway. Time taken not available. NZ8204 : Engine shed on the NYMR
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NZ8205, 370 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
September 1979   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 21 December, 2018
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Sport, Leisure  Village, Rural settlement  Public buildings and spaces  Business, Retail, Services  Railways 
Place (from Tags)
Pickering  Grosmont Station  Whitby  Grosmont 
Area (from Tags)
Yorkshire  North Yorkshire  North Yorkshire Moors 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 8279 0526 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:26.1614N 0:43.5074W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 8282 0525
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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