North York Moors Railway
The North Yorkshire Moors Railway runs through the stunning North York Moors National Park . The railway was first opened in 1836 when it was known as the Whitby and Pickering Railway. Planned in 1831 by the famous George Stephenson to open trade routes from the growing seaport of Whitby. The line closed in 1965 but was reopened in 1973 by the North York Moors Historical Railway Trust and now serves as an important tourist attraction which has received many industry accolades.