Great Central Railway Steam Experience

Steam Experience – Gold

5 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(1 customer review)

£1,850.00

The ultimate footplate experience. This is your opportunity to drive a train all day long. Set the controls and stoke up the boiler for four full round trips with a break for lunch.

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Product Description

The ultimate footplate experience. This is your opportunity to drive a train all day long. Set the controls and stoke up the boiler for four full round trips with a break for lunch.*

Includes:

  • Welcome Briefing, including free tea/coffee for guests
  • Introductory DVD
  • Drive a steam loco and carriages over 4 trips*
  • Lunch for the Driver
  • Guided tour of Loco works
  • Visit to signal box
  • Free train ticket for 4 guests
  • Presentation Certificate
  • 12 months free membership of Friends of the Great Central Mainline
  • Free “Through the Window” guide

* You may share this experience with up to 7 of your friends.  Ideal as a corporate day out or private group event.

Why not share your experience and make it an entertaining day out for your family or guests as well? Each “trainee” is issued with a complimentary travel ticket for one guest on service days (two for Silver) and any others in the party can purchase travel tickets on the day.   All the facilities of the railway will be theirs to enjoy – museum, loco shed, station  buffet, shop, signalbox and 3 other stations to visit. 

Please note if you require the voucher to be shipped to a different address, this option is available at the checkout.

1 review for Steam Experience – Gold

  1. 5 out of 5

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    This gold steam experience day is a real day to remember. The day started with a very friendly greeting from the staff at Loughborough followed by a complimentary drink of our choice. We then visited the signal box and had the signals and controls explained with a fine view of a slumbering steaming engine awaiting our start.
    The day consisted of six very excited guests being shown how to control the engine and shovel the coal by two teams of friendly drivers and firemen on four complete round trips.
    This is a fantastic experience and well worth the cost with the exclusive use of the railway for the day. Just climb aboard and go.
    I will be back!

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