15 September

Hands-on fun with our exciting signal box demonstrations. Explore the role of the Signaller and how important they are in ensuring safety on the railway. Whilst here, you can immerse yourself in the charm of yesteryear for some nostalgic fun and games.

These 45 minute tours give you an opportunity to inspect their heritage carriage restoration close up. 

  • Tour Suitability: Families with children up to the age of 15.
  • Times: Drop-In between 10:00 and 12:00 or between 12:30 and 14:00.
  • Meeting Place: Pickering Station, Learning Centre, Platform 2
  • Booking: Pre-booking not required, just drop-in

The NYMR's Trust is a not-for-profit charity, which focuses on both the education of all people of all backgrounds through the operation of a living museum demonstrating the impact of the coal-powered steam railway as a catalyst for the rapid expansion of the Industrial Revolution and a foundation of modern societies and economies. 

About Heritage Open Days

  • Heritage Open Days is England’s largest festival of history and culture. Running for ten days every September, the festival offers free access to heritage events and activities across England.
  • Heritage Open Days is brought to you by the National Trust with support from players of People’s Postcode Lottery, and delivered locally by a large range of organisations (including civic societies, heritage organisations and local councils, community champions and thousands of enthusiastic volunteers).
  • For further details about the festival, visit heritageopendays.org.uk