7 September

Take a short tour of our Atkins shed in Pickering with one of our volunteers. See progress on current projects and watch the turntable in operation. The tour will explain what is involved in carrying out routine maintenance, right through to full overhauls.

Certain heritage rail vehicles will also be on display.

  • Tour Suitability: All
  • Times: 10:00, 11:00 & 13:00 (45 minutes per tour)
  • Meeting Place: Pickering Station, Main Visitor Car Park, Welcome Cabin
  • Booking: You must pre-book your FREE Ticket


Book Tickets

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