Have you ever fancied driving a Steam Train? This fantastic introductory Steam Train driving day based in Kent gives you this unique opportunity. You'll learn the basic skills needed to drive a steam locomotive, and, as the day goes on, you'll develop your skills and get the once-in-a-lifetime chance to 'buffer up' the engine to a 20-ton brake van.
You'll start the day off at around 9:00 am at Rolvenden Station in Kent where your morning will consist of a breakfast bap and cup of tea along with a short safety briefing and then it's straight on to the hands-on part of your Steam Train driving day! Guidance will be given to each participant by a knowledgeable instructor to ensure your confidence builds throughout the day.
After lunch, which is included in the price of your voucher, and then it's back to the fun of driving a steam train locomotive. You will also get a visit to the Signal Box and a tour of the locomotive yard and repair shed. At the end of the day, you'll receive a certificate of achievement along with a souvenir tee shirt and mug!
You must not be under the influence of alcohol or drugs. You should be able to jump from height to the ground without assistance so it is essential that you have the ability and fitness level to do this. You should be aged 18 and over.
This does not play a major part in the experience, should you be in any doubt please call the station before you depart.
The day will start at around 9:00 am, finishing at 5:00 pm.
This voucher is valid for one person.
Are welcome to attend the experience but will need to purchase tickets if they wish to be on the train.
You'll be provided with overalls on the day but please bring strong, sensible footwear.
This experience runs from March until October. As this experience is very popular, we recommend booking in advance.
Rolvenden Station, Kent
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