image for Industrial Heritage item typeNorth Yorkshire Moors Railway

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  • York Tourism Awards Finalist
  • Tourism Association North Yorkshire
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Industrial Heritage, £3-£25

VISITENGLAND QUALITY ASSURED VISITOR ATTRACTION VAQAS,2007 and 2009 (Best Visitor Attraction) YTA WINNER, TANY Member YTA FINALIST

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Children Exploring the North York Moors at Goathland Station
North Yorkshire Moors Railway

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

 
 

Contact

Customer Services

01751 472508

Address

Pickering Station,
Park Street,
Pickering,
YO18 7AJ

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 12 - Sun 14 Sep Heritage Diesel Gala
Fri 26 - Sun 28 Sep Autumn Steam Gala
Fri 10 - Sun 12 Oct North Yorkshire Moors Railway in Wartime
Sat 25 Oct - Sun 2 Nov Witches and Wizards Week

Details

Climb aboard a steam or heritage diesel train and ride like Harry Potter for the ultimate trip through Heartbeat country. Enjoy stunning scenery along 18 miles of railway through the majestic North York Moors, and continuing through to the popular seaside town of Whitby.

Daily running from 29th March to 2nd November. Summer Story Trains, Steam and Diesel Galas, Railway in Wartime, Santa Specials and more. Visit website for timetables, discounts and information.

For further details see www.nymr.co.uk

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

There are toilets, baby-changing facilities and disabled access at Pickering Station. The station also provides a tearoom, shop and customer services reception. The railway welcomes dogs and pushchairs.

Prices

Pickering - Whitby / Whitby Pickering Day Rover
Family 2 adults & upto 4 children £54.00
Adult £25.00
Child Under 16 £12.50
Concession including over 60 £21.50
Children under 5 travel free with a fare paying Adult/Concession

First class service is available on some trains at a supplement of £3.50 per person per single journey payable to the guard or ticket inspector.

Fares may be subject to variation during special events and galas.

Directions

See location of North Yorkshire Moors Railway on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 797841  Lat: 54.24639 Long: -0.77838

By Road: Thirsk to Scarbrough, turn left at traffic lights in Pickering town and follow brown tourist signs for Steam Railway

By Public Transport: The main bus stops are outside Pickerig TIC at The Ropery and on Eastgate both within a 5 minute walk from the station.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 8 miles from Malton station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

There are toilets, baby-changing facilities and disabled access at Pickering Station. The station also provides a tearoom, shop and customer services reception. The railway welcomes dogs and pushchairs.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesBaby changing facilities

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 3
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
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