WATCH: Steam locomotives at work at the NYMR Annual Steam Gala

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Sunday 29th September 2019 saw the North Yorkshire Moors Railway host their amazing 2019 Annual Steam Gala.

Over the weekend of the 27th, 28th & 29th September 2019 would see the NYMR run lots of steam locomotives including visiting guests locos such as:

  • 6990 Witherslack Hall, visiting from the Great Central Railway
  • 6023 King Edward II, visiting from Didcot Railway Centre
  • 60009 Union of South Africa, visiting from the mainline
  • 2253 Omaha, visiting courtesy of the Dartmouth Steam Railway after being overhauled.

This gala was a busy gala featuring passenger trains, freight trains, Whitby shuttle services & lots of doubleheaders. 

With the Sunday doubleheaders being,

  • 62005 & 1264
  • 6023 King Edward II & 6990 Witherslack Hall
  • 926 Repton & 825

This gala also featured a few returning locos such as SR S15, no. 825 & BR 9F no. 92134, hauling her first trains in preservation after being restored from Barry Scrapyard condition.

Locos that featured on the Sunday of the gala:

  1. 6990 Witherslack Hall
  2. 6023 King Edward II
  3. 5428 Eric Treacy
  4. 2238
  5. 62005
  6. 1264
  7. 60009 Union of South Africa
  8. 926 Repton
  9. 825

RailView filmed this gala at: 

  • Moorsgates
  • Darnholme
  • Sleights
  • Goathland
  • Beck Hole
  • Esk Valley
  • Ruswarp

Here are some images from our day:

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  • 2253 isn’t visiting from the PDSR, It’s Peter Best’s loco and he let it run up here after we helped him finish the restoration.

  • Very well done, all of you at NYMR – thanks for the brilliant video, which certainly hits the spot – and reminds me of my last visit in the rain! Many thanks again, to all involved – clearly VERY much hard work gone into making the occasion such a success!