Shed Tours Terms & Conditions

Each Shed Tour will cover aspects of the work of the Motive Power Depot and include a tour of much of the site. There will also be some opportunity to take photographs of the locomotives and work being done. Each tour lasts for approximately 2 hours. 

This Shed Tour is only suitable for Adults (16 years plus) and Children aged 10 years plus.

Unfortunately due to the working environment of the Motive Power Depot wheelchairs users cannot be accommodated.

No pets are allowed on the Shed Tour including guide dogs/assistance dogs due to safety reason.


The Motive Power Depot is a potentially hazardous working environment. Consequently, Participants must be reasonably fit, agile and over 10 years old.

Participants will need to wear suitable clothing and foot wear. Nylon or similarly flammable clothing must not be worn. Footwear must be robust with a rubber or composition soles. Under no circumstances will high heeled shoes or other flimsy footwear be permitted. The NYMR may at its sole discretion refuse participation on a Shed Tour if it believes reasonably that the Participant is unsuitably attired or unfit to take part including through consumption of alcohol, use of drugs or prescription medicines that may cause drowsiness.

Price and Payment

£15 for Adults (16+) and £0 for Children (10-15). 

If you do need to cancel please let us know so we are able to release your place to another person.  

Course Confirmation

You will need to bring confirmation (either printed or on a mobile device) on the day of your visit. Bookings made via telephone through Customer Service Department will be sent to you via email. 

Please check your course Booking Confirmation order and let us know immediately if there is a mistake. Email [email protected]

You must not re-sell or transfer booked Shed Tours. We reserve the right to treat any Shed Tour as sold in the course of business if there is reasonable evidence to that effect such as where a purchaser offers resale at a price higher than their purchase price or where Shed Tours are offered for sale on an online auction site. (Exception will be made, where you have made it clear to us that at the time of booking).

Any obtained Shed Tours in breach of these Terms and Conditions shall be void. Void Shed Tours are NOT refundable.


“You” means the person buying a Shed Tour and “Your” and “Us” shall be interpreted accordingly.

“We” and “Us” means (Parent Charity) North Yorkshire Moors Railway Trust is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under number 2490244 and registered as a Charity number 501388.

“We” and “Us” means (Subsidiary) NYMR PLC, Registered Company 2490244, registered office, Pickering Station, Pickering, North Yorkshire YO18 7AJ. NYMR”

“Fee(s)" means the pre-paid charges per person partaking in a Shed Tour.

“Participant(s)” means someone booked on to the relevant Shed Tour.

“Shed Tour(s)” means an advertised NYMR guided tour of the Motive Power Department at Grosmont.

“Ticket(s)” means the Online NYMR Booking Confirmation or printed form issued by NYMR as evidence of booking for a Participant on a specified Shed Tour.

Limitation of Liability

Neither We nor our (parent Charity, the North Yorkshire Moors Railway Trust), shall be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or expense from any cause including re-scheduling, suspension, shortening or cancellation of any Shed Tour nor shall We and our parent Charity have any liability arising from any cause beyond our reasonable control.

We and our (parent Charity) exclude all liability to You and Participants arising out of or in connection with the purchase of Tickets, any Shed Tour and visiting the (Charity’s premises) except to for the extent that any claim results directly from (Our or the Charity’s) negligence or to the extent such exclusion may otherwise be prohibited or limited by Law.


Your order on these terms and conditions shall be subject to English Law and the jurisdiction of the English Courts.

Updated 12/02/2024