There are many different places where you can visit Santa Claus this Christmas, but not too many that include a trip a railway station!? Here's three such places offering the best of both this Christmas.
North Yorkshire Moors Railway- Santa Special
Pickering: 22nd & 23rd December
0945 ? 1120 ? 1340 ? 1515
Grosmont: 22nd & 23rd December
1130 ? 1345 ? 1530
Come along to visit santa and his special helpers for some festive family fun at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.? The Santa Express shuttle service will be departing from Pickering and Grosmont stations.
Perfect for families with young children,?embark on this?magical?adventure on-board the?Santa Express to meet Santa in his Grotto on-board the train. What better way to start the festive season?
Ticket price?includes return?travel, a present for each child, a scrumptious mince pie for everyone, warming hot drinks, juice for the children and adults can enjoy a complimentary alcoholic tipple.
For further information please visit the North Yorkshire Moors Railway Website
Nene Valley Railway
25th November - 24th December 2012
Let your festivities begin with Santa at the Nene Valley Railway where the whole family will enjoy themselves on this Christmas outing.
Your Santa experience starts with a welcome from the station staff and badge team - entertainment is provided at busy weekends. This is followed by an enjoyable visit to Santa's log cabin where each child receives a special present from the man himself.
THOMAS will be in full steam around Wansford during your visit.
During the journey train staff serve the children with a Thomas drink and some chocolate or sweets. Parents and other adults are not forgotten with a serving of a mince pie with either an alcoholic miniature, wine or a hot drink. Santa walks through the train to see the children and to wish everyone the compliments of the season.
For further information please visit the Nene Valley Railway events page on our website
National Railway Museum - Santa's Steam Adventure
1 Dec 2012 to 31 Dec 2012
Everything is ready for Christmas but Santa has lost his presents! Come and help track them down at the North Yorkshire Pole.
The journey begins in the Station Hall which has been transformed into Santa?s depot. From here Santa?s helpers will climb on board a beautiful festive carriage pulled by a steam engine to take part in a special interactive story telling adventure. Before the magical steam journey is over, children will meet Santa Claus himself and receive a special present to take home.
For further information please visit National Railway Museum events page on our website.
For more information on these Santa Train events and any other events please visit the main events page on the educational visits UK website