Railway Conservation. Run by Volunteers. Not for Profit.
We’re delighted to be now operating services from Saturday 1st August in line with Government guidance.
The pandemic has impacted the railway and we have lost vital income from not being able to operate during the 2020 season. Please help to keep us steaming by purchasing a ticket to travel. Your support makes and enormous difference and will help us keep the railway secure for the future.
As part of a phased reopening, we are offering pre-booked, non-stop steam-hauled, services with limited capacity. Services will operate between Pickering and Levisham return OR Grosmont and Goathland return 7 days per week. Services are approx. 60 minutes.
Advance tickets are now available to purchase online and passengers will be able to travel from Saturday 1st August, Yorkshire Day. Tickets will be released in two-week blocks, as we closely monitor the situation. Passengers can book either a private compartment (max 6) or travel in a standard TSO Carriage (min 2/max 4) with social distancing measures in place. Passengers include children from 1 years old.
Although we won't be opening our Tea Rooms or station shops as usual, there will be an opportunity to get refreshments before you board the train. Visit the Tea Room at Grosmont, or on Platform 2 at Pickering, where you will find a selection of hot and cold drinks and delicious snacks for you to take on board.
1st to 14th August - Pickering to Levisham Return OR Grosmont to Goathland ReturnPickering to Levisham Departure Times: 09:30, 11:30, 13:30 & 15:30*, non-stop return service.Grosmont to Goathland Departure Times 09:30, 11:30, 13:30 & 15:30 non-stop return service.
The last service of the day, Pickering 15:30* will be available for current members to use their membership discount. Tickets will need to be pre-booked online. You must bring your online confirmation and valid membership card/membership confirmation on day of travel.
Gift Vouchers & Outstanding Bookings: If you have been issued a Gift Voucher or have a booking held you can redeem these for our services via Customer Service Team. Contact [email protected] or telephone 01751 472508
Covid-19 Control measures in place at the NYMR
We ask for your cooperation and that you always follow Government advice and local mitigations at all times including:
If you are feeling unwell or experiencing symptoms of Covid-19 we would ask you and members of your party or family group to not attend the railway. Please visit our Terms & Conditions.
We will continue to monitor the situation and keep you up to date with any changes, either from the Government or from our own plans. We can't wait to get back to doing what we do best – operating Britain’s busiest heritage railway.
*15:30 Pickering service will be mixed traction. Steam hauled to Levisham & Diesel hauled to Pickering. 50% discount for members and 20% discount for non-members.
The future of our railway is at risk and we urgently need your help to save it. Even with the go ahead to start services we still need to raise additional funds.
Here is a useful Question & Answer page to help you prepare for your visit. Read about changes to services, facilities and visitor flow to ensure you have a great day out.