King Charles joins 50 years celebrations at North Yorkshire Moors Railway
June 12, 2023
With the line otherwise "Closed for Event/filming", the Royal Train was hauled from Grosmont to Pickering behind the locomotive, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.
At Pickering, the King unveiled a plaque and was greeted by local schoolchildren.
The North Yorkshire Moors Railway, the longest of Yorkshire's heritage steam railway journeys, marked the 50th anniversary of its passenger services in April and also celebrates at a steam gala in September.
The Flying Scotsman, visiting the line, was built in
The first North Yorkshire Moors Railway public services between Grosmont and Pickering started on April 22, 1973, on the reopened line.
The North Yorkshire Moors Railway offers journeys every day until November 5 all the way from
The railway will be bringing its own heritage diesels into action for many passengers on hot days this summer to avoid the risks of fire to the surrounding moors sometimes caused by sparks from steam trains.
You can find out more about the North Yorkshire Moors Railway and Yorkshire's other historic railways through our