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Gift Experience – Steam Driver for a Day


Gift Experience: Steam loco driver for a day

Are you a member of the Preservation Society? If YES, please add your membership number below:


Journey into the past with this fantastic steam driving experience at our award winning heritage railway; it’s the perfect gift for the train enthusiast in your life!


Driving and firing one of our heritage steam locomotives on all three journeys to Slaggyford and back

Breakfast bap and soup, sandwich and traybake lunch, hot drinks

A year’s membership of the South Tynedale Railway Preservation Society

A steam experience certificate

And the participant can bring up to 4 guests with them who will receive a Rover ticket for free travel all day

Please note…

this experience is for over 16s only and they must be in reasonable health and physically able to climb in and out of the cab, i.e. from ground level via vertical steps onto the footplate

a good standard of sturdy footwear is required. We do not allow trainers or flip flops etc. and it is advisable to wear older clothing as the participant may get dirty

the participant will undertake not to consume alcohol or drugs within eight hours of starting the experience

please ensure that the participant is able to fulfil the considerations above before you book this experience. The participant will be required to sign a footplate sign off form before the steam taster begins