Ultimate Steam Driving Experience – Gold £1,500

Our five day course provides a real insight into the enginemen’s art…

  • You will spend two days learning the theory and methods…
  • One day practical Loco preparation…
  • Two days on the footplate, practising the art of firing and driving
  • Lunch provided each day

A week you will never forget!

The Gold Driver Experience course runs over five consecutive days from Monday to Friday and is based at our locomotive workshops at Weybourne.

The course starts with two days in the classroom learning about locomotive theory and method of working on the railway. The third day is practical experience of preparation of the loco followed by two days on the footplate out on our line – one with a light engine (a locomotive without carriages) and one hauling a train.

Lunch will be provided and the days will be from 9:00 to 4:30.

This package is offered on several dates throughout the year and we take just four participants on each course.

Early booking is advised as places are strictly limited.

October 30 – November 4 2023 – FULLY BOOKED

March 4 – March 8 2024 – FULLY BOOKED

November 4 – November 8 2024 – FULLY BOOKED