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North Yorkshire Moors Railway: Quiz


Question 1: The railway was planned in 1831 by ________ as a means of opening up trade routes inland from the then important seaport of Whitby.
George StephensonEnglandStockton and Darlington RailwayRobert Stephenson

Question 2: The extension of steam operated services to the seaside town of ________ have proved extremely popular.
SelbyRiponScarborough, North YorkshireWhitby

Question 3: There will now be regular trains to ________ from Pickering throughout the year.
Scarborough, North YorkshireWhitbySelbyRipon

Question 4: At Grosmont, the line connects with the Network Rail operated ________, where passengers may change trains to travel to the coast at Whitby, or inland to Middlesbrough and the rest of the national network.
Esk Valley LineSettle-Carlisle LineHarrogate LineEast Coast Main Line

Question 5: In 1845, the railway was acquired by the York and North Midland Railway who re-engineered the line to allow the use of ________.
4-6-24-6-4Steam locomotive4-8-4

Question 6: The station also has a traditional ________, which is let for holidays.
London, Midland and Scottish RailwayDisused railway stations (Plymouth to Penzance Line)Great Western RailwayCamping coach

Question 7: 2001 National Railway Heritage Awards, Westinghouse Signalling Award, for the new ________ at Grosmont built to an 1870’s design.
Railway semaphore signalRailway signalSignalling controlLever frame

Question 8: They also added the line south from Pickering so that the line had a connection to York and ________.

Question 9: The area is ideal for walking and a wide variety of wildlife and ________ can be found within a short distance of the station.
SeedFlowering plantFlowerFruit

Question 10: The War-Time Weekend is a demonstration of the operation of railways in the UK during the ________.
Second Sino-Japanese WarSoviet occupationsCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IIWorld War II


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