It has also great rail and airport links to the uk and abroad. York train station being the most famous and as the main station, provides other services to the outlying areas of the region. The is mirrored by Leeds and it also has an international airport.
The region also has a good road network and buses also cover most areas, urban and rural as well.
The river Esk is located in the North Eastern part of the county, and runs out through Whitby.