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STEAM RAILWAY DRIVER EXPERIENCE DAYS

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Experience the thrill of driving a full sized steam locomotive with one of our train driver experience courses. Learn about the operation of a steam train and general railway working, take control in our signal box and act as both a guard and crossing keeper, supported by our friendly and fully qualified instructors.

FULL-DAY DRIVER EXPERIENCE COURSE

The cost of the full-day course is £225 per person (gift vouchers are available) which includes:

  • Four complimentary museum guest tickets.
  • A book giving insight into the working of a locomotive and the railway in general
  • An insert giving a brief history of your locomotive
  • A certificate and group photograph of your day’s experience
  • A 50% discount for one year’s membership to the museum

Maximum of six people per course day

HALF-DAY DRIVER EXPERIENCE COURSE

The cost of the half-day course is £150 per person (gift vouchers are available) which includes:

  • Four complimentary guest tickets
  • A book giving insight into the working of a locomotive and the railway in general
  • An insert giving a brief history of your locomotive
  • A certificate and group photograph of your day’s experience
  • A 50% discount for one year’s membership to the museum

Maximum of four people per course day

Courses run throughout the year but places are limited and in demand, so you may have to book a long way in advance.

 

WE ARE NOW TAKING BOOKINGS FOR FULL DAY COURSES ON: Sat 1st April (last two places left); Sat 8th July; Sat 30th September 2017. 

More dates will be available soon…

The courses are suitable for anyone of average fitness, aged 18 to 70… and don’t worry, there are no tests to pass!  Up to four friends or family members are welcome to come along for free – the cost for each additional adult is £10 and £7 for children (under 16) which includes admission to the museum.  Complimentary tea, coffee and soft drinks are available and lunch can be pre-booked from the Chappel Station Cafe at an additional cost.

Book your course now!

To book a course or make further enquiries please get in touch

REFUND POLICY

Please note that cancellations are subject to an administration fee. If you are unable to attend on your booked date but would like to join us on a different date, this can be arranged at a cost of £25. Should you need to cancel completely more than 4 weeks prior to the course date the administration charge will be 25% of the course fee. If you need to cancel less than 4 weeks prior to the course date, we regret that we are unable to refund any of the course fee. Please note the engine used on the day may be different to that shown in the photographs.