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STEAM RAILWAY 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 and if you choose the ‘Full-Day Railway Experience’ you can also take control in our signal box and act as both a guard and crossing keeper. All supported by our friendly and fully qualified instructors.

FULL-DAY RAILWAY EXPERIENCE COURSE

The cost of the full-day course is £225 per person which includes:

  • Four complimentary museum entry guest tickets; valid for the day of the experience
  • A certificate and group photograph (via email) of your day’s experience
  • 50% discount off of one year’s membership to the museum

Maximum of six people per course

TWO-HOUR DRIVER EXPERIENCE COURSE

The cost of the two-hour course is £150 per person which includes:

  • Four complimentary museum entry guest tickets; valid for the day of the experience
  • A certificate and group photograph (via email) of your day’s experience
  • 50% discount off of one year’s membership to the museum

Maximum of four people per course, except on the 5th, 8th and 13th April ’19 when the capacity is six people.

Courses run on specific dates throughout the year, places are limited and in demand, so it is recommended you book a long time in advance.  These courses make great presents so why not purchase one for a friend or loved one?

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 £5 for children; 5-15 yrs which includes admission to the museum. Complimentary tea, coffee and soft drinks are available for the participant and all guests, plus lunch can be pre-booked with the museum cafe at an additional cost.

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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.