Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be the commander and driver of a real steam engine? This introductory steam train driving experience in the heart of Yorkshire for one person is perfect for train and locomotive enthusiasts alike! The Elsecar Heritage Railway, an esteemed heritage steam railway, is offering visitors the experience of an hour's drive in one of these classic full-size heritage steam engines. Learning to drive an engine that would have been used by the National Coal Board to haul coal trains on the line, you will have the opportunity to crew the engine and learn the vital roles of the drive and fireman whilst assisted and supervised by a qualified, capable and respected crew. An unmissable opportunity to take to the throttle and experience the raw power of these mighty work-horse engines, your guests are welcome to watch from the side-lines and take photographs as you master the craft of rail roading.
You will arrive at Elsecar Heritage Railway report to the mainreception. You will then be fully trained by capable and qualified staff on a one hour steam course for how to drive the train.
This experience is for one person on an introductory steam train driving experience. This voucher is valid until 31st October 2017. This experience is available Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays from April – October only. Participants must be reasonably fit and in good health. Durable footwear is essential. Participants may not consume any alcohol on the day of the experience. Complimentary tea and coffee is provided throughout the experience. All dates are subject to availability. This voucher cannot be extended.
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