Ali Brownlee Goes Behind The Scenes On A Steam Railway
Ali Brownlee realises a boyhood dream and spends a day on a steam railway
Ali Brownlee's ride for the day - the Impala steam locomotive
Ali's boyhood dream comes true as he prepares to ride on a steam train on the NYMR
Not a bad school room for the morning... The Impala arrives at Grosmont.
The Impala steam engine arrives at Grosmont Station.
The beautiful Grosmont Station
Grosmont is a beautifully kept and traditional station.
This Thompson class B1 steam engine runs along the North Yorkshire Moors Railway
The steam engines are maintained by volunteers.
The North Yorkshire Moors Railway has a long history
This plaque at the Grosmont station details the history of the railway.
The beating heart of the steam engine - the firebox
The classic image of a steam engine - the firebox, into which the coal is shovelled.
Ali Brownlee shows fireman Ian Foot how to do the shovelling on the footplate of the Impala engine
Ali swaps roles with fireman Ian Foot on the footplate of the Impala steam engine.
Ali Brownlee Meets Driver John Green And Fireman Ian Foot
Ali's tutors for the morning were driver John Green (Centre) and fireman Ian Foot (right)