A fantastic present to give someone for a special occasion, or maybe just an opportunity for you to indulge in a childhood dream...
We are able to offer a one day course, designed to get you behind the controls of one of our unique narrow gauge steam locomotives.
This course will include:
- Meet the other participants at the start of the day (maximum four on the course)
- Safety briefing and welcome to the railway
- Meet the tutor driver who will explain the working of the locomotive
- Each participant takes it in turn to drive the locomotive, hauling a full rake of carriages, each driving for nine miles
- Refreshments, including a cooked lunch
Important Booking informationParticipants must:
- Be 18 years old or over. (If you appear to be under 25, we will need to see proof e.g. a driving licence or birth certificate)
- Be able to climb, unaided, up and down a step of about a foot without delay.
- Be able to fit onto our locomotive footplates (there is a narrow entrance / exit gap)
- Be able to see well enough to drive a car or read a newspaper, wearing corrective lenses if necessary.
- Be able to clearly hear what someone next to you in a moderately noisy environment is saying, wearing a hearing aid if necessary.
- Be able to speak clearly
- Not have any condition, or take any medication, which may lead to sudden loss of consciousness, attention, fainting or fits.
- Not have or require a personal carer.
- Not have any condition which may lead to involuntary movement
- Be able to promptly follow clear and simple instructions