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Embsay & Bolton Abbey Railway - Thomas Day

The Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway (E&BASR) is a heritage railway in North Yorkshire, near Skipton. Closed in 1965 by British Railways. 

it was originally part of the Midland Railway route from Skipton to Ilkley. It currently runs for a total distance of 4 miles (6 km) from Embsay via Draughton Sidings, Holywell and Stoneacre Loop to Bolton Abbey station.

The railway has a long-term objective to extend the line in both directions eastwards to the West Yorkshire village of Addingham and southwest towards the North Yorkshire market town of Skipton.

Locos awaiting restoration, taken from the car park on arrival at Bolton Abbey Station.


Bolton Abbey station entrance, we had no idea that it was a Thomas Day Special when we arrived, but is soon became evident. 


Inside the station. 



On the way to Embsay Station.