The Polar Express

The Polar Express

Do you believe? We certainly do and that is why we are proud to be hosting an exciting magical experience like no other.

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride is coming to the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway with the magic of the 2004 motion picture.

Chris Van Allsburg’s story will be theatrically recreated, so families can be immersed in the sights, sounds and intrigue of this classic children’s tale. Prepare to be surrounded by the magic and wonder of the Christmas season!

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ departs from Bolton Abbey Station

It runs from November through to December 24th

A more relaxed sensory performance is available for those with Special Educational Needs

Premium & Standard Class Experiences

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November 1, 2023 – December 24, 2023

Bolton Abbey Station (Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway), Bolton Abbey, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 6AF, UK

April 18, 2024 – November 3, 2024

North Yorkshire Moors Railway, 12 Park Street, Pickering, North Yorkshire YO18 7AJ
Whitsun at the NYMR

May 27, 2024 – June 2, 2024

12 Park Street, Pickering YO18 7A

August 14, 2024 – August 18, 2024

Thorp Perrow, Bedale DL8 2PR