Steam locomotives on TV? Third series for NYMR tv programme confirmed

76084 at Levisham on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway
76084 at Levisham
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The North Yorkshire Moors Railway has announced that filming for season three of ‘The Yorkshire Steam Railway: All Aboard’ has begun.

On the last series of the programme, each episode was watched by over 1.05 million people.

The second series of the documentary, produced by Darlow Smithson Productions Ltd (DSP), part of Endemol Shine UK, had a market share of 5.6%.

The final episode had peak viewers, with an average audience of 1.13 million.

Season two had viewers hooked from the first minute, it featured staff addressing issues of running trains during a heatwave and the return of locomotive 5428 Eric Treacy.

There is currently no dates for when series three will be on TV.

What did the officials say?

Chris Price, General Manager at NYMR, said:

“We are delighted with the viewing figures from season two and the great feedback we’ve received from our passengers this year. We hope that season three will be just as loved as the rest of the series, and we look forward to the public seeing it in 2020”.

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