11. A Grosmont-Whitby steam railway ride by the River Esk
Whitby station has a travel centre where you can get all the timetables for the Northern Rail Esk Valley Line (Whitby Middlesbrough) and the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (Whitby-Grosmont-Goathland-Pickering).
75029 gets ready to depart from Grosmont bound for Whitby.
Heading down the Esk valley towards Whitby.
The River Esk is crossed several times on the trip down into Whitby.
Just passed Ruswarp with the 120 ft (~36) spire of St Bartholemew's Church on the right.
Passing under the great railway Larpool viaduct that once carried the coast line from Teesside round and down the coast to Scarborough.
Passing under the Whitby-Scarborough Road bridge with St Mary's Church and Whitby Abbey on the distant cliff horizon.
Arriving in Whitby Station.
75029 leaving Whitby Station
A steam train leaving Whitby heading back up to Grosmont.
Heading back up to the old Larpool viaduct and Ruswarp alongside the River Esk.
Heading back up to Grosmont through the green and pleasant Esk Valley, and harder work uphill for the engine.
The banner advertises the running of steam trains on Network Rail between Grosmont and Whitby by the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, so a quick trip from Grosmont to Whitby!
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