Route of the Esk Valley Railway


James Cook, the world's most famous navigator and explorer, was born at Marton in 1728. Although his cottage no longer exists here, a monumental granite vase marks its site.

There are now 16 services Monday to Saturday between Middlesbrough and Nunthorpe via Marton and 10 each way on Sundays, all year round. Four services (daily) continue beyond Nunthorpe along the Esk Valley to Whitby.There are also two extended services that go beyond Nunthorpe; the 13:02 calls at Battersby Junction & Danby ONLY and the 17:06 calls at Great Ayton & Battersby Junction.

Timetables and live train times are below

Live Train times to and from Marton

Full Timetable 5 (Middlesbrough to Whitby) in pdf format

Full Timetable 2 (Nunthorpe & Middlesbrough to Newcastle) in pdf format

Esk Valley Railway Music and Ale Trains for 2019

Real Ale, Real Music, Real Fun!
Enjoying a pint of beer

A late Friday service starts on Friday 29th March with Music & Ale back on from the first Friday in May.
Enjoy a scenic trip up or down the Esk Valley and call in on one of the pubs for a meal or drink, then catch the train coming back, or try a walk from one station to the next.


Stewart Park - short walk from the station

Hosting the Cleveland Show each year in July. This year it is on the 28th July. It's a short walk from Marton Station to the Park.

Formerly the grounds of Marton Hall, this is Middlesbrough's largest informal park, with large areas of open space, lakes, ponds, animal enclosures, woodland glades, a children's play area and a café; and it is here that you will find the Captain Cook Birthplace Museum.
Read more about Stewart Park

Captain Cook Birthplace Museum

Stewart Park, Marton, Middlesbrough, TS7 8AT
This museum offers insights into James Cook's early life, his seafaring career, the legacy of his voyages, and the experience of 18th-century sailors. Exhibits include charts from Cook's voyages and his descriptions of Australian flora and fauna, as well as audio-visual presentations, hands-on interactive displays and original objects. There is also a temporary exhibition gallery with a regular programme of events.
Find out more about the Captain Cook Birthplace Museum

Ormesby Hall - Short walk from the Station

Church Lane, Ormesby, nr Middlesbrough, TS7 9AS
An 18th-century Palladian mansion with exquisite interior decoration, paintings and furnishings, Ormesby Hall is a grade-1 listed building now owned by the National Trust. Its Old Wing contains a large permanent model railway exhibition. The Georgian stable block is home to the horses of the Cleveland Mounted Police. Refreshments are available in the tea-room.
Find out more about Ormesby Hall

Marton Hotel & Country Club

Stokesley Road, Marton, Middlesbrough, TS7 8DS
Tel: 01642 317141

Cleveland Show

Held in July each year at Stewart Park, Middlesbrough, TS7 8AR.


Also see the information pages for Gypsy Lane and Nunthorpe because these stations are both close to Marton.

Off-Peak fares from Marton   With EVR Railcard discount
Day Return to Whitby £9.10
Day Return to Middlesbrough £2.30

Note: Peak fares apply to trains departing before 09:00
Journey times from Marton  
To Whitby 82 minutes
To Middlesbrough 8 minutes

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Live Train times to and from Marton

Full Timetable 5 (Middlesbrough to Whitby) in pdf format

Full Timetable 2 (Nunthorpe & Middlesbrough to Newcastle) in pdf format


Travel the route: follow the links to find out about the stations
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