Route of the Esk Valley Railway

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough is a lively modern city offering great shopping, entertainment and spectator sports, as well as a major art gallery. The Esk Valley Railway goes right into its heart, making this the ideal way to visit Middlesbrough; and by the same means, residents of this city can, quickly and comfortably, reach some of Yorkshire's most spectacular countryside, or travel further to the historic seaside town of Whitby.

Designed by William Peachey, a prominent Victorian architect, the imposing Middlesbrough railway station was opened in 1877. It has recently benefited from extensive refurbishment.
Read more about the history of Middlesbrough railway station

In the Town Hall Square, take a look at the statue of John Vaughan. One of the bronze plaques on the base of this monument shows a sailing ship, ironworks and a very early locomotive hauling wagons of iron ore or coal, thus commemorating the industrial heritage of Middlesbrough and the origin of its railways.

MIMA

Centre Square, Middlesbrough, TS1 2AZ
The Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (MIMA) is a short walk from the railway station. Surrounded by a new public square and itself housed in a £14.2 million landmark building, designed by Erick van Egeraat Associated Architects, MIMA brings together the city's art collections for the first time and hosts temporary exhibitions of fine and applied arts from 1900 to the present day. Admission is free.
Find out more about MIMA

Dorman Museum

Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough, TS5 6LA
A wide-ranging museum collection with changing exhibitions and permanent themed galleries covering natural history, ornithology, archaeology, ethnography, social history, local history and astronomy. Refreshments are available in Nana Tom's café. Admission is free.
Find out more about the Dorman Museum

Transporter Bridge

Spanning the River Tees amongst Middlesbrough's docks, the Transporter Bridge, opened in 1911, is an impressive landmark visible for miles around, and it has become the best-known image associated with this city. At 851 feet, it is the longest operational transporter bridge anywhere in the world. Its cantilever construction has three main spans, giving its unique appearance. The bridge is effectively two almost independent structures joined at the centre. Each half of the bridge has an "anchor" span of 140 feet and then cantilevers across the river 285 feet from the tower leg to meet its twin from the opposite bank. The passenger gondola is suspended by steel cables and runs on a wheel and rail system approximately 160 feet above the river. The Transporter Bridge provides a regular quarter-hourly service between Middlesbrough and Port Clarence for 18 hours a day. 
Find out more about the Transporter Bridge 

More about Middlesbrough

For news, events, restaurants, theatre, nightlife and attractions and special offers for hotels, go to www.visitmiddlesbrough.com

Walking

The Tees Link

This is an 11-mile trail which connects the Cleveland Way at Highcliff Nab to the Teesdale Way at Middlesbrough Dock.
Find out more about The Tees Link

Sample fares from Middlesbrough  
With EVR Railcard discount
Day Return to Whitby £10.20
£6.75

Journey times from Middlesbrough  
To Whitby 90 minutes

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Train times from Middlesbrough (11.12.16 to 20.05.17)


 
Monday to Friday

M'brough dep 0651
0704
0810
0849
1028
1046
1151
1249
1349
1404
1449
1549
1649
1740
1803
1854
1948
2050
James Cook Hospital 0656 0709 0815 0854 1033 1051 1155 1254 1354 1409 1454 1554 1654 1745 1808 1859 1953 2055
Marton
0711
0818
0856
1035
1053
1158
1256
1356
1456
1556
1656
1748
1810
1902
1956
2057
Gypsy Lane 0700
0714
0821
0859
1038
1056
1201
1259
1359
1413
1459
1559
1659
1751
1813
1905
1959
2100
Nunthorpe 0702
0717
0823
0904
1041
1102
1205
1304
1404
1419
1504
1604
1704
1754
1816
1910
2004
2106
Whitby arr
0837
1159
1536
1911
   
 
Saturday
M'brough dep 0651
0704
0811
0849
1028
1049
1150
1249
1349
1403
1449
1549
1649
1740
1803
1854
1948
2050
James Cook Hospital 0656 0709 0816 0854 1033 1054 1155 1254 1354 1408 1454 1554 1654 1745 1808 1859 1953 2055
Marton
0711
0819
0856
1035
1056
1158
1256
1356
1456
1556
1656
1748
1810
1902
1956
2057
Gypsy Lane 0700
0714
0822
0859
1038
1059
1201
1259
1359
1412
1459
1559
1659
1751
1813
1905
1959
2100
Nunthorpe 0702
0717
0824
0904
1041
1104
1205
1304
1404
1419
1504
1604
1704
1754
1816
1910
2003
2105
Whitby
0837
1159
1536
1911

     
 
Sundays from 02.04.17
 
M'brough dep
0905
1121
1356
1617                            
James Cook Hospital 0910 1126 1400 1622                            
Marton
0913

1129

1403
1624                            
Gypsy Lane
0916
1132
1406
1627
                           
Nunthorpe
0919
1135
1417
1630                            
Whitby
1036

1252

1534
1756                            
   
 
Monday to Friday

 

Whitby dep  
0845
1215
1559
1918
 
Nunthorpe  
0718
0828
0916
1000
1119
1216
1316
1331
1418
1516
1616
1715
1729
1826
1926
2033
 
Gypsy Lane  
0720
0830
0918
1002
1121
1218
1318
1333
1420
1518
1618
1717
1731
1828
1928
2035
 
Marton  
0723
0833
0921
1005
1124
1221
1321
1336
1423
1521
1621
1720
1831
1931
2038
 
James Cook Hospital  
0726
0836 0924 1008 1127 1224 1324 1339 1426 1524 1624 1723 1735 1834 1934 2041  
M'brough arr  
0731
0842
0931
1015
1134
1231
1331
1345
1432
1531
1631
1729
1742

1840

1941
2047
 
   
 
Saturday
Whitby dep  
0845
1215
1559
1918

Nunthorpe  
0718
0829
0916
1000
1119
1216
1316
1331
1418
1516
1616
1715
1729
1826
1926
2033

Gypsy Lane  
0720
0831
0918
1002
1121
1218
1318
1333
1420
1518
1618
1717
1731
1828
1928
2035

Marton  
0723
0834
0921
1005
1124
1221
1321
1336
1423
1521
1621
1720
1831
1931
2038

James Cook Hospital   0726 0837 0924 1008 1127 1224 1324 1339 1426 1524 1624 1723 1735 1834 1934 2041  
M'brough arr  
0731
0843
0931
1015
1134
1231
1331
1345
1432
1531
1630
1729
1742
1840
1940
2047

   
 
Sundays from 02.04.17
Whitby dep
1044
1301
1547
1804                            
Nunthorpe
1209
1419
1703 1919                            
Gypsy Lane
1211
1421
1705 1921                            
Marton
1214
1424
1708
1924                            
James Cook Hospital 1217 1427 1711 1927                            
M'brough arr
1223
1433
1717
1933                            
   
Printer-friendly Middlesbrough train timetable

Train times from Middlesbrough (15.05.16 to 10.12.16)

 
Monday to Friday
**
M'brough dep
0651
0704
0810
0849
1028
1047
1151
1249
1349
1403
1448
1549
1649
1740
1803
1854
1948
2049
James Cook Hospital 0656 0709 0815 0854 1033 1052 1156 1254 1354 1408 1453 1554 1654 1745 1808 1859 1953 2054
Marton dep
0711
0818
0856
1035
1054
1158
1256
1356
1456
1556
1656
1748
1810
1902
1956
2056
Gypsy Lane dep
0700
0714
0821
0859
1038
1057
1201
1259
1359
1412
1459
1559
1659
1751
1813
1905
1959
2059
Nunthorpe dep
0702
0717
0823
0904
1041
1103
1206
1304
1404
1419
1503
1604
1704
1754
1816
1909
2004
2102
Whitby arr

0837
1159
1536
1911
2220
**Only runs through to Whitby on Fridays 17 June to 12 August, also Monday 22 August for Whitby Regatta, Friday 28 October for hallowe’en and Friday 4th November for Goth weekend. All other days runs to between Middlesbrough and Nunthorpe.
   
 
Saturday
M'brough dep
0651
0704
0811
0849
1028
1049
1150
1249
1349
1403
1449
1549
1649
1740
1803
1854
1948
2050
James Cook Hospital 0656 0709 0816 0854 1033 1054 1155 1254 1354 1408 1454 1554 1654 1745 1808 1859 1953 2055
Marton dep
0711
0819
0856
1035
1056
1158
1256
1356
1456
1556
1656
1748
1810
1902
1956
2057
Gypsy Lane dep 0700
0714
0822
0859
1038
1059
1201
1259
1359
1412
1459
1559
1659
1751
1813
1905
1959
2100
Nunthorpe dep
0702
0717
0824
0904
1041
1104
1205
1304
1404
1419
1504
1604
1704
1754
1816
1909
2003
2105
Whitby arr

0837
1159
1536
1911

   
 
Sundays until 06.11.16
M'brough dep  
0905
1121
1356
1616                          
James Cook Hospital   0910 1126 1400 1621                          
Marton dep  
0913

1129

1403
1623                          
Gypsy Lane dep  
0916
1132
1406
1626
                         
Nunthorpe dep  
0919
1135
1417
1629                          
Whitby arr  
1036

1252

1534
1756                          
   
 
Monday to Friday

*

Whitby dep  
0845
1215
1600
1918
2225
Nunthorpe dep  
0718
0829
0916
1000
1116
1216
1316
1331
1418
1516
1616
1716
1729
1826
1926
2033
2338
Gypsy Lane dep  
0720
0831
0918
1002
1118
1218
1318
1333
1420
1518
1618
1718
1731
1828
1928
2035
2340
Marton dep  
0723
0834
0921
1005
1121
1221
1321
1336
1423
1521
1621
1721
1831
1931
2038
2343
James Cook Hospital  
0726
0837 0924 1008 1124 1224 1324 1339 1426 1524 1624 1724 1735 1834 1934 2041 2345
M'brough arr  
0731
0843
0931
1015
1131
1231
1331
1345
1432
1531
1631
1730
1742

1840

1941
2047
2351
*Only runs Fridays 17 June to 12 August, also Monday 22 August for Whitby Regatta, Friday 28 October for hallowe’en and Friday 4th November for Goth weekend.    
   
 
Saturday
Whitby dep  
0845
1215
1600
1918

Nunthorpe dep  
0718
0829
0916
1000
1116
1216
1316
1331
1418
1516
1616
1716
1729
1826
1926
2033

Gypsy Lane dep  
0720
0831
0918
1002
1118
1218
1318
1333
1420
1518
1618
1718
1731
1828
1928
2035

Marton dep  
0723
0834
0921
1005
1121
1221
1321
1336
1423
1521
1621
1721
1831
1931
2038

James Cook Hospital   0726 0837 0924 1008 1124 1224 1324 1339 1426 1524 1624 1724 1735 1834 1934 2041  
M'brough arr  
0731
0843
0931
1015
1132
1231
1331
1345
1432
1531
1630
1730
1742
1840
1940
2047

   
 
Sundays until 06.11.16
Whitby dep  
1044
1301
1547
1804                          
Nunthorpe dep  
1209
1416
1703
1919                          
Gypsy Lane dep  
1211
1419
1705
1921                          
Marton dep  
1214
1421
1708
1924                          
James Cook Hospital   1217 1424 1711 1927                          
M'brough arr  
1223
1433
1717
1933                          
Printer-friendly Middlesbrough train timetable

 

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