11 September 2024

Explore Pickering 1930s themed heritage station to transport yourself back in time to the steam era. Accompanied by a NYMR volunteer, you’ll learn about the history of this atmospheric town station, from a small group of local people forming the North Yorkshire Moors Railway Preservation Society in 1967 to present day.

These 45 minute tours give you an opportunity to find out more about Pickering Station. 

  • Tour Suitability: All
  • Times: 09:45, 11:45 & 14:00 (45 minutes per tour)
  • Meeting Place: Pickering Station, outside the Learning Centre, Platform 2.
  • Booking: You must pre-book your FREE Ticket


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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