Santa Specials

28, 29 November, 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21 & 22 December

Santa Specials

Santa Specials

Santa Express Services – Visit Santa in his on-board Grotto:

Pickering departure dates: 28 & 29 November, 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 & 20 December – Book Online
Grosmont departure dates: 28 & 29 November, 5, 12, 19, 20 & 21 December – Book Online
Whitby departure dates : 6 & 13 December – Book Online

Join Santa and his special helpers for some festive fun this Christmas at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, with the Santa Express services departing from Pickering, Grosmont or Whitby stations. Perfect for families with young children, embark on this magical adventure on-board the Santa Express to meet Santa in his Grotto on-board the train.

The round trip lasts approximately one hour from departure. Each Santa Express Ticket includes a delicious mince pie and a warming hot drink for everyone with a little alcoholic tipple for the adults. Children also receive an activity sheet with colouring pencils, a juice drink and when they visit Santa in his Grotto, they will be given an age appropriate present along with a collector’s-edition NYMR Santa Hat.

Santa Express Tickets are £16 per Adult or Child
When booking please ensure to add each child’s name, age and whether they are a boy or a girl, so that each gift is appropriate. This should be submitted in the Comments / Special Instructions box at checkout.

Santa Elf Train – Santa and his Elves visit your seat on-board the train:

Pickering departure date: 21 December – Book Online
Grosmont departure date: 22 December – Book Online

During your journey on the Santa Elf Train, Santa takes the time to walk along the train to visit each child in their seat and his mischievous Elves entertain youngsters and parents alike during your magical journey on-board the Santa Elf Train.

The round trip lasts approximately one hour from departure. Each Santa Elf Ticket includes a delicious mince pie and a warming hot drink for everyone with a little alcoholic tipple for the adults. Children also receive an activity sheet with colouring pencils, a juice drink and when Santa visits them in their seat, they will be given an age appropriate present along with a collector’s-edition NYMR Santa Hat. Please note Santa’s Grotto will be closed during the Santa Elf Train services.

Santa Elf Train Tickets are £20 per Adult or Child
When booking please ensure to add each child’s name, age and whether they are a boy or a girl, so that each gift is appropriate. This should be submitted in the Comments / Special Instructions box at checkout.

Arrival at our stations and Parking

Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the departure time shown on your ticket to allow sufficient time for parking and collection of your refreshments.

We operate pay & display parking at our stations. For satellite navigation systems, the postcodes are Pickering Station – YO18 7AJ, Grosmont Station – YO22 5QE and Whitby Station – YO21 1YN.

Please note that at Whitby Station there are no toilets on the platform. The nearest toilets are directly outside the station and there is a charge payable to Scarborough Borough Council. Toilets are available on-board the train that can be used once it has left the station.

Accessibility

Pushchair/buggy space is very limited, so please leave it in the car if you can!
Please note that dogs are not allowed on our Santa Special services, these services get very busy and loud and can be frightening places for dogs, thank you for your understanding.

Refreshments

At Pickering Station these will be served in the Learning Centre on Platform 2.
At Grosmont Station these will be served in the Marquee on Platform 2.
At Whitby all refreshments will be served on-board the Santa Express.

Santa Special Photos

 

Scheduled Locomotives

Locomotives scheduled to run on Monday 31st August 2015

45428 - Black 5 - Eric Treacy

60007 - Sir Nigel Gresley

61994 - K4 2-6-0 ‘The Great Marquess’

76079 - BR Standard Class 4 2-6-0

20142 - Class 20 Diesel

Timetable

Subject to change at any time. Updated on 31 Aug 16.33

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