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Drive a Train Experience with Union of South Africa

Dates for this event

  • 13th October 2017,
  • 16th October 2017

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*).

"Union of South Africa", sister loco to 4468 Mallard, will be available for this once in a lifetime opportunity on Friday 13 October and Monday 16 October priced at £500.00 per person.

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

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