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.

About the experience

  • 36-mile footplate ride on a heritage steam locomotive (18 miles in each direction between Pickering and Grosmont Stations).
  • A Souvenir Certificate signed by your driver.
  • Your journey has helped support the Charity. 

The experience operates on various dates. All experiences start from and return to Pickering Station (YO18 7AJ), departing at 10:55 am and completing your experience at 1:50 pm.

2024 Prices

Per Person: £430



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  • All courses are available for physically fit participants aged 16 years plus.
  • Please arrive 45 minutes before your experience starts, your service will depart from Pickering Station. Please visit Customer Services on Platform 1 when you arrive.
  • These Footplate Experiences utilise a standard running service. Any additional guests must purchase a ticket to travel via our Customer Services Team on [email protected]
  • A confidential Medical Questionnaire and Briefing Document must be completed at least 10 days ahead of your booked visit date, details and questionnaire link will be in your Booking Confirmation email.