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  • Drive a Train participant shovelling coal into the firebox of a steam engine
    • 26th April 2019,
    • 29th April 2019,
    • 13th May 2019,
    • 17th May 2019,
    • 3rd June 2019,
    • 7th June 2019,
    • 17th June 2019,
    • 12th July 2019,
    • 15th July 2019,
    • 19th July 2019,
    • 12th August 2019,
    • 19th August 2019,
    • 2nd September 2019,
    • 16th September 2019,
    • 27th September 2019,
    • 7th October 2019,
    • 14th October 2019,
    • 25th October 2019,
    • 8th November 2019,
    • 15th November 2019

    Drive a Steam Train Experience

    Make your dream a reality

    Become part of the crew! This full day experience will see childhood dreams realised as participants get behind the controls of the engine with time to drive, fire and guard a heritage steam train!

    £425.00 per

  • Drive a Train
    • 27th April 2019,
    • 18th May 2019,
    • 31st May 2019,
    • 14th June 2019,
    • 3rd July 2019,
    • 14th September 2019,
    • 19th September 2019,
    • 11th October 2019,
    • 2nd November 2019

    Drive a Diesel Train Experience

    Make your dream as reality

    Become a fully-fledged railway man or woman for the day and be the envy of your friends as you step behind the buttons and dials of a magnificent heritage diesel engine and power along the line!

    £340.00 per

  • Rail Ale Trail

    Does chugging through lush valleys and pretty villages, stopping at some of the finest drinking establishments en route to sample a pint of locally brewed ale sound like the ideal way to spend a day? Then embark on a Rail Ale Trail and

Our visitors say…

  • The ELR experience takes you back in time to travel from a previous BR era. Great fun for both children and parents (and grandparents too)!

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