Steam Driver Experience
4 November @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until 5th November, 2022
Our starter package includes theory and practical driving of a steam locomotive. The course will be on a large locomotive without rolling stock and consists of 1 hour tuition and 1 hour on the footplate. During the hour on the footplate, 2 participants will take it in turns to drive the locomotive for a total distance of approximately 15 miles.
Resident large Locomotive start from £400 per person
From time to time guest locomotives visit the NVR. When guest locomotives are available for driving experience days there may be a supplement payable to drive them.
N B. Starter courses are normally run on days when we have no scheduled passenger service operating. Guests are welcome to join participants to watch, to take photographs, but they will not be able to ride on a train.