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Steam Railway, £21.50

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North Yorkshire Moors Railway

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Details

The North Yorkshire Moor Railway is one of the world’s greatest heritage railway experiences with thrills and family fun at its heart. Climb on-board a steam or heritage diesel train and experience 24 miles of Yorkshire’s amazing scenery at this must-see visitor attraction.

Explore the Railway:-
•Pickering Station is a must-see 1930’s themed station that will transport you back in time to the steam era.
•Discover the North York Moors National Park and visit Levisham Station. Visit the Lamp Room on the station and the exhibition in the Box Van.
•A must-see is the celebrity station, Goathland, which became Hogsmeade Station in the first Harry Potter film.
•Explore Grosmont Station which is home to the operating and engineering world of the NYMR. If you are lucky you
might be able to catch a sneaky peak at the work taking place on our engines!
•Visit Whitby with its narrow streets and bustling harbour overlooked by the striking ruins of Whitby Abbey.

Daily running from 3rd April to 31st October 2017. For the latest travel information, news, events and prices check nymr.co.uk before visiting.

Opening details

Daily running from 3rd April to 31st October 2017. For the latest travel information, news, events and prices check nymr.co.uk before visiting.

Prices

Pickering - Whitby, Return Off Peak
Family (2+2) £60
Adult £29
Child Under 16 £14.50
Concession including over 60 £24.65
Children under 5 travel free with a fare paying Adult/Concession

Check the website for fares during our gold timetable and special events at nymr.co.uk

First class service is available on some trains at a supplement of £3.50 per person per single journey payable to the guard or ticket inspector.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 22 - Sun 23 Jul 60s Fest 2017
Fri 29 Sep - Sun 1 Oct Annual Steam Gala 2017
Fri 13 - Sun 15 Oct North Yorkshire Moors Railway in Wartime 2017
Thu 26 - Sun 29 Oct Halloween Train 2017

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Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 797841  Lat: 54.24639 Long: -0.77838

By Road: Thirsk to Scarborough, turn left at traffic lights in Pickering town and follow brown tourist signs for Steam Railway

By Public Transport: The main bus stops are outside Pickerig TIC at The Ropery and on Eastgate both within a 5 minute walk from the station.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 8 miles from Malton station

Contact

Customer Services

01751 472508

Address

Pickering Station,
Park Street,
Pickering,
YO18 7AJ

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

There are toilets, baby-changing facilities and disabled access at Pickering Station. The station also provides a tearoom, shop and customer services reception. The railway welcomes dogs and pushchairs.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesBaby changing facilities

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 3
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children

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