Footplate Rides


Travel on the footplate of one of our steam or diesel locomotives during a normal passenger service.

You will be able to watch how the driver and fireman operate the controls and experience the thrill of travelling in this unique and unusual situation.

Buy at the station shop on the day.

Duration : 15 - 20 minutes

Price : £20 Steam and £15 diesel  

Maximum 2 persons on any one service due to space limitations.

One service only.

Minimum age limit 16+ years.  Minors taken on must be accompanied by a guardian & at the discretion of the loco crew.

No maximum age limit…………..as long as they can stand !