Is the Railway open? The Railway will open on Saturday 1st August. We ask that all passengers, including members, to pre-book their visit online in advance. Our Booking Offices at Pickering and Grosmont will not be open and you not be able to purchase a ticket. Our team have been busying preparing the railway to accommodate one-way flows around the platforms at Pickering and Grosmont, please follow the signposts when you arrive. We can accept contactless payments within the cafes and shop and social distancing measures have been put in place. Please note there will be no on-board catering facilities.