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Railway Event, Thu 26 - Sun 29 Oct 2017

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Halloween Train 2017

Halloween Train 2017

Join us on board the Halloween Train, which will take you and your family on a spooky journey this Halloween!

Details

Halloween is coming to… North Yorkshire Moors Railway!

Join us on board the Halloween Train, which will take you and your family on a spooky journey this Halloween!

Children and their scaredy-cat grown ups will love meeting our silly, spectacular and sometimes spooky cast of storytellers, from Wendy Witch to Vinnie Vampire. Hear their ghoulish tales, join in with their scary songs and be prepared for moments of magic. This will be an evening of Steam & Scream!

Departing from Pickering, the spooktacular Halloween Train will travel to Levisham Station with scary storytelling along the way. This will be a return non-stop journey with Tricks and Treats!

Services will run on an evening, children (and adults) will be encouraged to come in fancy dress!

*Journey on board the Halloween Train, lasting approx one hour.
*Halloween Activity Bag (Crayons, Activity Sheet, Selfie Frame and Selfie Props).
*Come face-to-face with with spooktacular characters as they tell ghost stories and frightful tales along the way! Hold on tight you might get a fright!

Three spooky services will run each evening on the 26, 27, 28 and 29 October at 18:00, 19:30 and 21:00 lasting approximately one hour. Adult and Child Tickets cost £20 per person and advance booking is required.

This is recommended for children aged 5 to 12 years old. The 21:00 service will also be made a little more frightful with additional scares, so beware!!

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 26 - Sun 29 Oct 2017
See website for special event timetable

Prices

Adult and Child Tickets cost £20 per person and advance booking is required.

This is recommended for children aged 5 to 12 years old. The 21:00 service will also be made a little more frightful with additional scares, so beware!!

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    Location

    Directions

    See location of North Yorkshire Moors Railway on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    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

    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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