Drive a Diesel Locomotive

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Heritage diesel engine driving experience.

Diesel engine


Saturday 21 April

Saturday 16 June

Saturday 22 September

Visitor information

60 minute sessions from 10.30am until 4pm


£25 per person (over 18s only)

Advance booking essential


We are offering a limited number of visitors the rare opportunity to have a go at driving a heritage diesel engine.

The 60 minute experience includes:

•Safety briefing with the crew before your journey begins

•Basic instruction on the operation of a diesel locomotive

•Driving and second manning for 3.75 miles of railway return journey

•Photo opportunities

•Presentation of commemorative certificate

•Free NTRSA membership for the rest of the year