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Driver Experiences

Live that dream with our Drive a Diesel Day or Drive a Diesel Railcar Day experiences.

The Drive a Diesel Day features driving a former mainline diesel locomotive such as a Class 31 or Class 33 in the morning, followed by a heritage railcar in the afternoon.

The Drive a Diesel Railcar Day features driving a heritage diesel railcar all day.

Both experiences include lunch for the participant and for one guest and take place between 10:00 and 16:00.

Steam locomotive experience are organised by the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway Association, our sister charity. Please visit www.e-v-r.com/experiences to view more details and book these experiences.

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£249.00 Bronze Drive a Diesel Day Spend the day learning about the operation of a Diesel train as part of a small group of individuals who have also received this gift. One of our experienced drivers will introduce...

Spend the day learning about the operation of a Diesel train as part of a small group of individuals who have also received this gift. One of our experienced drivers will introduce you to railway operations in the morning before lunch at a local establishment. The afternoon allows you to journey some of the Ecclesbourne Valley, taking it in turns at the controls.

From just £249.00!

 

Features:

    Opportunities to drive either diesel railcar or diesel shunting locomotive then large main line diesel
    Lunch included for participant and one guest
    Dates throughout the year
    Approx. 10:00 until 16:00
    Where possible guests may be able to ride on the train and purchase lunch from the Buffet Menu

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£199.00 Bronze Drive a Diesel Railcar Did you watch the driver through the front window? We have a fleet of beautifully restored heritage diesel multiple units and you will be given instruction in a small group to be...

Did you watch the driver through the front window? We have a fleet of beautifully restored heritage diesel multiple units and you will be given instruction in a small group to be able to master the controls.


    Opportunities to drive a heritage diesel railcar
    Lunch included at a local establishment for yourself and one guest
    Dates throughout the year
    Approx. 10:00 until 16:00
 

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Live that dream with our Drive a Diesel Day or Drive a Diesel Railcar Day experiences.

The Drive a Diesel Day features driving a former mainline diesel locomotive such as a Class 31 or Class 33 in the morning, followed by a heritage railcar in the afternoon.

The Drive a Diesel Railcar Day features driving a heritage diesel railcar all day.

Both experiences include lunch for the participant and for one guest and take place between 10:00 and 16:00.

Steam locomotive experience are organised by the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway Association, our sister charity. Please visit www.e-v-r.com/experiences to view more details and book these experiences.

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