THREE popular celebrities have been have been letting the train take the strain for a brand new TV show.

Dr Who actor Colin Baker, DJ Tony Blackburn and TV personality and actress Sherrie Hewson travelled on the North York Moors Railway to see some of the breathtaking scenery of the national park.

The trio took to the rails as part of a new Channel 5 show, Celebrity 5 Go Caravanning, which airs this summer,

The railway's general manager Chris Price said: “We were delighted to welcome Colin, Tony and Sherrie to the railway and on board one of our stream trains.

"They’ve done so much for UK entertainment so it was great to be able to give them a well-deserved day out and show them how beautiful it is at this end of the country.”

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is a major tourist attraction in the region and one of the most historic railway lines in England. It is used by more than 350,000 passengers every year, taking them back to the steam era.

An independent charity, the railway does not receive any core public funding, so relies on membership subscriptions, donations and volunteers. To pledge further support to the railway in 2018 visit