Severn Valley Railway - Heritage Steam Railway. The Footplate Experience - The Steam Supreme Course
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Every journey ends with a memory.

Supreme Footplate Experience

Realise a lifelong ambition with us

A fantastic opportunity to drive a steam locomotive

Supreme Footplate Experience . . .

The ultimate in driving and firing Experiences! Take control of one of our steam locomotives on your whole day turn; hauling a train of up to 200 tons over the whole length of the Severn Valley Railway, including experiencing the thrill of being on the footplate through Bewdley tunnel, you'll need to keep the pressure up and the fire roaring. With your 10 guests travelling in the train of 6 coaches behind you, there's little room for error, you don't want them to have a bumpy ride! The Supreme Footplate Experience gives you the opportunity to get really close to the locomotive, to relive the golden age of steam...

£995 per person - book your gift voucher

Locomotives normally used on the Supreme Footplate Experiences: 1501 or 43106 (subject to availability). 

What's included:

  • Safety briefing before the session commences with a detailed instruction on how to drive and fire a locomotive.
  • Only 4 participants per experience, driving and firing in two pairs.
  • Travel on the footplate, driving and firing for over 32 miles.
  • Travelling a total journey of 64 miles; going through Bewdley Tunnel, over Victoria Bridge and up Eardington Bank.
  • You can bring along up to 10 guests only who can travel in the carriage behind the locomotive (guests must be over the age of 5) free of charge.
  • Opportunities for photographs.
  • A presentation folder with a certificate and memento of your Experience.
Purchase a gift voucher for 2021. 

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