Project Description

Ultimate Steam Driving Experience – Gold £1,300

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

A week you will never forget!

  • 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

BACK TO EXPERIENCES

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

The course starts with two days in the classroom learning about locomotive theory and method of working on the railway. Third day practical experience of preparation of the loco followed by two days on the footplate out on our line.

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 six participants on each course.

Early booking is advised as places are strictly limited.

Availability & Booking

Please telephone on 01263 820800 to check availability and book a space on a Gold Driver Experience.

Participants must be aged between 18 and 70 and reasonably physically fit in order to undertake this experience.

Please note it is not possible to request a specific locomotive for one of our driver experience days.