Severn Valley Railway - Heritage Steam Railway. The Footplate Experience - Intermediate Course
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Taster Footplate Experience

Realise a lifelong ambition with us

A fantastic opportunity to drive a steam locomotive

Taster Footplate Experience . . .

Try your hand at driving and firing one of our small steam locomotives between Bewdley and Kidderminster.

£250 per person - book your gift voucher

Locomotives normally used on the Taster Footplate Experiences: 1501 or 43106. (subject to availability).
What's included:
  • Safety briefing before the session commences.
  • Detailed instruction on how to drive and fire a steam locomotive.
  • Only 4 participants per Experience, driving and firing in pairs.
  • Travel on the footplate, driving and firing, for 4 miles (approximately 15 minutes). 
  • Travelling a total journey of 8 miles.
  • You can bring along up to 3 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.
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