Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: It is ran by volunteers of the P-Way Department so regarded as an “Unofficial” site, this site is not officially affiliated to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway! Therefore this site is independent.

Please direct any queries to this site’s Administrator via the contact form which is located HERE


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

Logging into this site is disabled therefore users viewing this site cannot create an account.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve comments and follow-up comments. All comments go through a manual human moderation queue so they do not automatically appear.

Users cannot register an account on this site, that facility is disabled.

What rights you have over your data

If you have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service and will be manually checked via the site Administrator before comments are made public.

Contact Form

Any information sent via the contact form will be automatically forwarded to this sites Admin, The York Area Group Secretary and the P-way Department Supervisor, this is so we can best deal with any inquiry.

A link to the York Area Group is provided below.

Click Here to visit the York Area Group website.