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Drive a Train Experience with Union of South Africa

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    Take to the regulator! Drive and fire Pacific A4 No. 60009 "Union of South Africa" here at the East Lancashire Railway!

    This is the ultimate experience for any railway enthusiast and your opportunity to step on the footplate of this iconic locomotive.

    This exciting opportunity will include driving and firing for 16 miles, a half-day guided tour behind the scenes and a hearty hot lunch (with option to include guests*).

    Please note that both experiences are now sold out.

    *Extra charge of £9 for lunch, £4.50 for tour per guest and only maximum of 2 guests permitted per participant. 

    Friday 13 October is now sold out.

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