Train Driving Experiences

 
Steam train driving and footplate rides are amongst our most popular activities. The chance to spend a day at a heritage railway surrounded by steam and diesel locomotives is pure nostalgia and loved by all ages. Book well in advance for our train driving experiences though, as demand is high! Train driving FAQs...
 
 
steam train driving leicestershire

Steam Train Driving Leicestershire

Near Loughborough

Buy For £1,050.00

Steam Train Driving Leicestershire
  • A Silver steam train driving package
  • Cover 32 miles on 2 x round trips
  • Drive the loco for 16 miles
  • Guided visit to signal box and loco shed
loughborough steam train
Based On 29 Reviews

Loughborough Steam Train Driving Day

Near Loughborough

Buy For £635.00

Loughborough Steam Train Driving Day
  • A Bronze driving experience driving day
  • At the Great Central Railway, Leics
  • Visit the signal box, see the apron etc
  • Be on the footplate for a 16-mile round trip
drivers choice

Driving Choice Voucher

Nationwide venues

From £50.00

Driving Choice Voucher
  • Flexible driving gift voucher tokens
  • You choose the amount to buy
  • They choose the experience they want
  • FREE premium packaging included worth £4.99
loco on track
Based On 11 Reviews

Train Driving Experiences at The East Kent Railway

East Kent Railway, Dover

From £299.00

Train Driving Experiences at The East Kent Railway
  • Drive a train on the East Kent Railway
  • Class 8s & ex-MoD shunters available
  • A return journey to Eythorne as driver
  • Invite 4 guests to ride in the brake van
train and waiting room
Based On 4 Reviews

Train Cab Ride in Kent

East Kent Railway, Dover, Kent

Save 35% Buy For £29.00

Train Cab Ride in Kent
• Ride up front in the cab of a diesel train
• A return journey along the full length of the line
• Takes place at the East Kent Railway nr Dover
• Your chance to sound the horn of the loco!
Sherwood Forest train
Based On 23 Reviews

Drive a Train at Sherwood Forest

Nottinghamshire

Buy For £59.00

Drive a Train at Sherwood Forest
• Drive a 5/8th scale steam loco in Nottinghamshire
• The Sherwood Forest Railway - a family concern
• You will be a VIP for the day driving the train
• The current 15" gauge line is 1-mile long
Diesel Train

Drive a Heritage Diesel Train Derbyshire

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

Buy For £299.00

Drive a Heritage Diesel Train Derbyshire
  • A day at Ecclesbourne Valley Railway
  • Drive a diesel railcar & a diesel loco
  • Guided tour of the engine sheds & museum
  • Lunch for you & a guest at the Station Cafe
Diesel Train Class 33

Diesel Locomotive Driving Leicestershire

Great Central Railway, Loughborough

Buy For £999.00

Diesel Locomotive Driving Leicestershire
• Drive 50s & 60s diesel trains at the GCR 
• UK's only heritage double track mainline railway
• Two return journeys of the full line
• Includes lunch, signal box visit & more
East Somerset Railway Diesel Train Driving - DMU Drives

Diesel Train Driving Experience Somerset

East Somerset Railway, Shepton Mallet

Exclusive to ITB Buy For £195.00

Diesel Train Driving Experience Somerset
  • Vintage diesel train driving 
  • Drive the 1960 class 108 DMU
  • Hands-on experience 'up front'
  • Drive along the 2.5-mile main line