NYMR Santa Specials to bring festive cheer

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) is preparing for a fun-filled winter season this December with Santa Specials, a festive fayre served aboard a Pullman service, and the launch of its online Christmas shop.

Thursday, 12th November 2020, 12:35 pm
The North Yorkshire Moors Railway will be operating Santa Specials on weekends during December, as well as December 21 to 24. Photo submitted

Families looking to bring some Christmas magic to their little ones, will be able to enjoy a 60-minute journey to help Santa and his elves save Christmas.

The Santa Specials service will operate on weekends during December, as well as December 21 to 24.

Departing from Pickering Station, visitors will catch a glimpse of Santa and enjoy festive entertainment from his helpers, before steaming along to Levisham Station as they help make toys for good girls and boys.

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway will be operating Santa Specials on weekends during December, as well as December 21 to 24.

NYMR has also released details of its Christmas Pullman dining experience and festive fayre menu.

The Christmas Moorlander service departs from Grosmont station at 12.30pm on a variety of dates in December and January, with prices starting from £145 for a table of two.

A NYMR spokesman said: “Due to Covid-19 control measures and to help the railway maintain capacity, pre-booking is essential. People can book now by visiting nymr.co.uk/santa-reimagined.

“Trains will depart from Pickering at 9:15am, 11:15am, 13.15pm and 15:15pm on December 5 and 6, 12 and 13, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 and 24. Tickets are priced at £100 per compartment (for up to four people), and £25 per additional adult. Compartments hold a maximum of six total adult or child.”