Steam Driving Experience – Bronze £495

A half-day or evening with an experienced crew aboard the footplate . . .

  • You will alternate between driving and firing, spending 11 miles doing each.
  • This experience takes place using a locomotive only (you will not be hauling and carriages or trucks)
  • Hot beverage and slice of cake provided on arrival.
  • Souvenir Certificate for every participant.
  • These are not courses and there is no examination. You just enjoy yourself!

Two complete round trips over the full length of our line with a steam engine.

Our bronze experience gives you  a taste of driving and firing during two return journey over the full length of our picturesque line from Sheringham and Holt. Climb aboard a steam engine (on its own, without a train) and take the controls under the guidance of an experienced crew.

You will alternate between driving and firing, spending 11 miles doing each and learning about the workings of the engine and the railway.

The bronze experience is offered on several dates throughout the year usually starting at 9.45, 12.45 or 16.45. We are able to accommodate 2 participants on each session.

Your experience begins at Sheringham with a welcoming drink and a slice of cake before participants join the driver and fireman on the footplate of the locomotive. At the end of the session each participant is awarded a certificate as a souvenir of the experience.

Early booking is advised as spaces are strictly limited.

PLEASE NOTE: We are sorry but as this experience features a locomotive on its own, without a train, it is NOT POSSIBLE TO ACCOMMODATE GUESTS OR SPECTATORS.

2024

Sat 16 Mar             Morning     9.45 – 12.45  – One space remaining           Afternoon           12.45 – 15.45 – FULLY BOOKED

Sat 23 Mar            Morning     9.45 – 12.4    – One space remaining            Afternoon           12.45 – 15.45 – FULLY BOOKED

Fri 3 May              Morning     9.45 – 12.45 – FULLY BOOKED                    Afternoon           12.45 – 15.45 – FULLY BOOKED

Fri 3 May              Evening     16.45 – 19.45 – FULLY BOOKED

Fri 10 May            Morning     9.45 – 12.45 – FULLY BOOKED                   Afternoon           12.45 – 15.45 – FULLY BOOKED

Fri 10 May            Evening     16.45 – 19.45 – FULLY BOOKED

Fri 24 May            Evening     16.45 – 19.45 – FULLY BOOKED

Fri 21 Jun             Evening     16.45 – 19.45 – FULLY BOOKED

Fri 5 Jul                Evening     16.45 – 19.45 – FULLY BOOKED

Fri 6 Sep               Evening     16.45 – 19.45 – FULLY BOOKED