Embsay & Bolton Steam Railway

Embsay & Bolton Steam Railway

Overview

The Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway (E&BASR) is a heritage railway in North Yorkshire. The preserved railway was part of the former Midland Railway route from Skipton to Ilkley which was closed down by British Railways in 1965, over 15 years before the reopening of part of the line. The E&BASR currently runs for a total distance of 4 miles (6 km) from Embsay via Draughton Sidings, Holywell and Stoneacre Loop to Bolton Abbey station and carries around 100,000 passengers a year.

 

 

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Embsay & Bolton Steam Railway

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OS Grid Ref: SE060533

Lat/Lng: 53.976341, -1.908637

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