News & Events Events Santa Specials Pickering Santa Claus is coming to the… North Yorkshire Moors Railway! Join Santa and his special helpers on a magical adventure aboard the Santa Express, which will take you on a festive journey you won’t forget! Departing from Pickering Station, the Santa Specials bring Christmas to life and give children the chance to meet the legendary man himself in his grotto on board the train. They will be able to tell him what they would like to open on Christmas morning - providing they’ve managed to keep themselves off the naughty list this year! Age appropriate present for each child. One hour journey on board the Santa Express. Activity sheet and Santa Hat for each child. Mince Pie, Hot Drink & Alcoholic Tipple for each adult. Experience Santa’s on-board Grotto. Timetable for trains departing from Pickering Station on selected December dates: 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 19 & 20 December 2017 More information including the timetable will be added nearer the date.