Spring Steam Gala
17 – 19 & 24 – 26 April
For the first time ever GWR Class 4900 No. 4936 ‘Kinlet Hall’ will be visiting the NYMR and will be joined by LMS Class 5MT 4-6-0 No. 45407 ‘The Lancashire Fusilier’ and LMS Black 5 No. 44871 with another guest engine still to be announced. The NYMR home fleet is hoped to include A4 4-6-2 No. 60007 ‘Sir Nigel Gresley’, Stanier Black Five Class 5MT 4-6-0 No. 45428 “Eric Treacy”, BR Standard Class 4 2-6-0 No. 76079, Standard Class 4 4-6-0 No. 75029 ‘Green Knight’ and Thompson B1 4-6-0 No. 61264.
Download the timetable: Spring Steam Gala 2015 Web v1.1
We are very pleased to welcome back Scarborough & District Railway Modellers with Model Railway Layout displays in the Learning Centre at Pickering Station on Saturday & Sunday of the first weekend and Friday, Saturday & Sunday of the second weekend.
In addition the Fight for Vera fund are again running a Pie and Pea special and rail ale service on Friday 24th April, the first rail ale train departs Pickering at 10.53. Then Grosmont at 12.29, Pickering at 14.20, Grosmont 15.56, Pickering 17.36, Grosmont 19.45 terminating at Pickering at 21.00. Pies and peas will be served on board the 15.56 from Grosmont, 17.36 from Pickering and 19.45 from Gromsont. Pre-booking is not required. There will also be wine, soft drinks and some confectionery available. A limited number of vegetarian pasties will also be available on a first come first served basis.
Saturday 25th April they will be running a breakfast bap service, departing Pickering at 9.00am, there will be a choice of bacon or sausage baps. The team will also be on board serving the real ales on the 10.35 from Grosmont, the 12.09 from Pickering and the 13.57 from Grosmont. There will also be wine, soft drinks and some confectionery available.
Trade Stalls & Displays
The P2 Steam Locomotive Company will have an exhibition stand at Pickering Station on the 18 & 19 April.