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.
live train times are below
Esk Valley Railway Music and Ale Trains for 2019
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 www.martonhotel.co.uk
|Off-Peak fares from Marton||With EVR Railcard discount|
|Day Return to Whitby||£9.10||
|Day Return to Middlesbrough||£2.30||
|Journey times from Marton|
|To Whitby||82 minutes|
|To Middlesbrough||8 minutes|
There is ramped access to the platforms; however, there is a kerb from the car park onto the platforms.
There is a shelter on platform 1.
There is a bicycle store.
Marton is an unstaffed station.
Replacement bus pick-up point: the bus stops on Ladgate Lane, same side of the road as the station for Nunthorpe, and the opposite side for Middlesbrough.
Taxis: advance booking is essential. Here is the telephone number of a local taxi firm:
Marton Taxis 01642 591000
Local buses: this bus stops near Marton station
63 Middlesbrough - Redcar
These buses stop half-a-mile or so away (see map)
27 Ormesby - Marton
28 Middlesbrough - Saltburn
28A Guisborough - Middlesbrough
29 Middlesbrough - Stokesley
36A James Cook University Hospital
37 Hardwick - James Cook University Hospital
346 Newport - Tollesby
603 /604 605 /606 /607 /610 /611 /631 /632 Middlesbrough
627 Middlesbrough - Nunthorpe
741 Middlesbrough - Moorsholm
750 Easington - Middlesbrough
Traveline: 0871 200 22 33
Grid reference: NZ519168
Lat/Long: 54°32'39.6"N / 1°11'54.8"W