2021 Steam Footplate Experiences TBC

If paying by/redeeming a Gift Card please contact our Customer Services Team on 01751 472508 to book as the website does not currently accept Gift Cards.

Relive the golden age of steam and experience a truly unforgettable journey on a heritage steam locomotive footplate. Take a return journey from Pickering to Grosmont (36 miles) with our experienced crews and see Yorkshire’s amazing scenery as you travel through the North York Moors National Park.

  • 36-mile footplate ride on a heritage steam locomotive (total elapsed time of 3 hours)
  • One year NYMR Membership (If you are a current member this cost is deducted). 
  • Souvenir Certificate signed by your driver 
  • Your journey has helped support the Charity. 

The course operates Mondays – Fridays (with some exceptions) throughout the main running period. We regret, there are no weekend dates and the course does not run on special event days or Bank Holidays.

Not sure what date you want to book an experience? Why not buy one of our e-card/gift card as a gift which can be redeemed for our Steam/Diesel experiences. 

Please note: 

  • If you are a purchasing a Footplate Experience as a gift and do not know the recipients details, please purchase a e-card/gift card so that they can complete their personal details. 
  • All courses are available for physically fit participants aged 16 years plus. A medical declaration will be required to sign on arrival at Customer Services.  
  • Please ensure that you arrive at Customer Services at least 45 minutes before service is due to depart. 
  • The railway is not able to honour any membership benefits until you are in receipt of your membership card (please allow 14 days for processing). Members planning to use their membership to travel should wait until their official membership card has been delivered before making a purchase or booking. 
  • Existing members purchasing a Foot Plate Experience must have a valid membership on date of experience.