Join driver John Middleditch and fireman Ian Pearson on the footplate of Standard Tank Engine No. 80135 for a spectacular journey along the length of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. It's an 18-mile steam excursion through some of the most beautiful scenery in Britain. With a dozen cameras on the engine From the Footplate brings you new and exciting views of No. 80135 in action... as well as the stunning countryside on the route. Departing from Pickering the journey takes you north - calling at Levisham and Goatland... before arriving at historic Grosmont Station. With a running commentary as they work, John and Ian show just how they manage to drive the fifty-year-old engine up and down some of the steepest rail gradients in Britain. There's stories and tales, too, about this glorious line - and the people who work it. With an introduction to the route that includes unique aerial footage of the railway, it's an entrancing journey for all those who love steam trains and the beautiful countryside of North Yorkshire.