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Railway Event, from 1 Dec 2019, £22-£25

Northern Lights Express

Northern Lights Express

Details

Northern Lights Express will operate: 1, 7, 8, 12*, 13*, 14, 15, 19*, 20*, 21, 22 & 23* December, departing at 7pm. *Two evening services will operate on highlighted dates departing at 5pm and 7pm.

Join us this winter for a trip on our new, Northern Lights Express! This truly spectacular illuminated journey starts at Pickering Station, where our train with heritage carriages awaits you – decorated with thousands of lights.

You will travel through an enchanted forest which is transformed by a multitude of lights and surprises. You will then arrive at Levisham Station, where a dazzling light show will begin. Experience a light extravaganza and a snow covered authentic heritage station, like you’ve never seen before!

See the Northern Lights Express illuminated at Pickering Station.
Travel through an enchanted forest, transformed by a multitude of lights and surprises!
Experience a 60-minute journey on board the Northern Lights Express.
Travel to Levisham Station, where you will see a dazzling light show, as our heritage steam engine prepares for the return journey.

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Northern Lights Express will operate: 30 November & 1, 7, 8, 12*, 13*, 14, 15, 19*, 20*, 21, 22 & 23* December, departing at 7pm. *Two evening services will operate on highlighted dates departing at 5pm and 7pm.

Join us this winter for a trip on our new, Northern Lights Express! This truly spectacular illuminated journey starts at Pickering Station, where our train with heritage carriages awaits you – decorated with thousands of lights.

You will travel through an enchanted forest which is transformed by a multitude of lights and surprises. You will then arrive at Levisham Station, where a dazzling light show will begin. Experience a light extravaganza and a snow covered authentic heritage station, like you’ve never seen before!

See the Northern Lights Express illuminated at Pickering Station.
Travel through an enchanted forest, transformed by a multitude of lights and surprises!
Experience a 60-minute journey on board the Northern Lights Express.
Travel to Levisham Station, where you will see a dazzling light show, as our heritage steam engine prepares for the return journey.


Northern Lights Express costs Adult/Child £25.00 per person. Group Rates (20+) can be booked via Customer Services on 01751 472508. Prices from £22 per adult/child. View Terms & Conditions.

Tickets will be released as carriages are filled. This is updated daily.

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Northern Lights Express will operate: 30 November & 1, 7, 8, 12*, 13*, 14, 15, 19*, 20*, 21, 22 & 23* December, departing at 7pm. *Two evening services will operate on highlighted dates departing at 5pm and 7pm.

Join us this winter for a trip on our new, Northern Lights Express! This truly spectacular illuminated journey starts at Pickering Station, where our train with heritage carriages awaits you – decorated with thousands of lights.

You will travel through an enchanted forest which is transformed by a multitude of lights and surprises. You will then arrive at Levisham Station, where a dazzling light show will begin. Experience a light extravaganza and a snow covered authentic heritage station, like you’ve never seen before!

See the Northern Lights Express illuminated at Pickering Station.
Travel through an enchanted forest, transformed by a multitude of lights and surprises!
Experience a 60-minute journey on board the Northern Lights Express.
Travel to Levisham Station, where you will see a dazzling light show, as our heritage steam engine prepares for the return journey.


Northern Lights Express costs Adult/Child £25.00 per person. Group Rates (20+) can be booked via Customer Services on 01751 472508. Prices from £22 per adult/child. View Terms & Conditions.

Tickets will be released as carriages are filled. This is updated daily.

Please note:

Please arrive 30 minutes before departure time. There will be a pre-show on Platform 1 for the lighting of the Train.
Northern Lights Express is a pre-book service with seat allocation.
Please note that there is no Santa on Northern Lights Express services.
The Northern Lights Express service includes flashing lights which may not be suitable for those with Photosensitive Epilepsy.
Adult (16 years +) and Children (1 – 15 years old). Under 12 months can travel on the service free of charge. A seat will not be provided.
Wheelchair users can travel onboard the Northern Lights Express. Spaces are limited. To book, please contact Customer Services on 01751 472508.
Concessions for Carers and Disabled People. Our policy admits the necessary companion, or carer, of a disabled visitor free of charge, while the Santa Special ticket cost applies to the disabled visitor – both adults and Children. We request customers who have purchased a free Carers ticket online to please produce of one of the following forms of ID at the Booking Office when collecting tickets: Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Document, Disability Living Allowance Record Book, Attendance Allowance Book, Invalidity Benefit Book, Visual Impairment Registration Card (BD8), Blue/Orange Parking Permit or written confirmation of the above from the DWP with photographic identification.
Pickering Tea Room and Gift Shop will be open until the last Northern Lights Express departure. Trolley Services will operate on the services.

Start: 30th November, 2019 at 5:00pm

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

Children welcomeDisabled access

There are toilets, baby-changing facilities and additional access facilities at Pickering and selected other stations along the line. There are also refreshment facilities and gift shops and many of the stations, as well as a Customer Services office at Pickering. The railway is delighted to welcomes pushchairs and dogs on its services (subject to available space. Please note there is a charge for dogs to travel on board)

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 1 Dec 2019 19:00
Sat 7 Dec 2019 19:00
Sun 8 Dec 2019 19:00
Thu 12 Dec 2019 19:00
Fri 13 Dec 2019 19:00
Sat 14 Dec 2019 19:00
Sun 15 Dec 2019 19:00
Thu 19 Dec 2019 19:00
Fri 20 Dec 2019 19:00
Sat 21 Dec 2019 19:00
Sun 22 Dec 2019 19:00
Mon 23 Dec 2019 19:00
Pickering Station, Pickering, YO18 7AJ

Prices


Address

Pickering Station,
Park Street,
Pickering,
YO18 7AJ

Location

Directions

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

By Road: Thirsk to Scarborough, 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 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
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

There are toilets, baby-changing facilities and additional access facilities at Pickering and selected other stations along the line. There are also refreshment facilities and gift shops and many of the stations, as well as a Customer Services office at Pickering. The railway is delighted to welcomes pushchairs and dogs on its services (subject to available space. Please note there is a charge for dogs to travel on board)

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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