Steam Gala weekends

THE May Day Bank Holiday sees the start of the first major special event of the season on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.

The Spring Steam Gala will be held over two weekends from today to Monday and Friday May 11 to Monday May 13.

Ten different steam engines are set to appear during the eight day event.

Highlights will be visits by the streamlined A4 Pacific ‘Bittern’ and the pioneer British Rail Standard Pacific No 70000 ‘Britannia’

Trains run daily throughout the gala from Pickering to Whitby, calling at all stations in between.

For more information call 01751 472508 or visit