Train seats for Christmas released

in York

Seats on trains over the Christmas period have been released today. A limited number of tickets are available for travel on Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day but almost no services are available on Christmas Day or Boxing Day:

Seats from multiple services are available through Trainline.

Tourist trains

Some people just like the train, especially if it’s a Christmas steam service or a miniature track. It can be a great way to entertain a big family gathering and, depending on the service, will be suitable for most family members (check before you travel for arrangements pushchairs and wheelchairs).

North York Moors Railway

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Steam services and santa available on this line! Christmas specials start on 3rd December.


Wensleydale Railway

The Wensleydale Railway will be hosting Christmas specials over the Christmas period:


Keighley and Worth Valley Railway

Tickets for the Elf Explorer near Keighley are on sale with dates for the Christmas special train service beginning in November 2022:


Whistlestop Valley Miniature Railway

Based in Huddersfield this narrow gauge railway has a Santa Express on selected dates during December


Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway

One hour steam train rides from Bolton Abbey near Skipton with Santa from the end of November:


Middleton Railway

Santa Express starts at the Middleton Railway in South Leeds in December 2022:


National Railway Museum

Always worth booking a ticket and best of all it’s free! Extra charges for parking and miniature railway:

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