We currently offer Tin and Bronze Footplate Experiences. Gift vouchers of varying amounts can be bought from our online shop and used as part payment for our courses.
Tin Experience ‘A view from the cab’ – £175
An outbound footplate ride in the cab of a Diesel locomotive/Diesel Multiple Unit from Pickering to Grosmont (18 miles) and a travel ticket to return “on the cushions” (aboard a carriage) at your leisure later in the day.
Also included is one-year membership of the NYMR (worth £22), a souvenir certificate signed by your driver and a meal voucher for use in one of our Tea Rooms.
Available Dates & Departure Times
August: 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 25, 26 & 30 – 10am
September: 1 – 10am
October: 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19 & 20 – 11am
Contact Gerry Bacon on 01751 477700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to purchase.
Bronze Experience – £340
A return footplate ride between Pickering and Grosmont on a heritage steam locomotive, travelling a total of 36 miles, with an total elapsed time of 3 hours.
Also included is one-year membership of the NYMR (worth £22), a souvenir certificate signed by your driver, a polo shirt and lunch.
The course operates Mondays – Fridays (with some exceptions) throughout the main running period. We regret, there are no weekend dates and the course does not run on special event days or Bank Holidays.
All dates for 2016 are now sold out!
Contact Gerry Bacon on 01751 477700 or email email@example.com to be added to the waiting list.
All courses are available for physically fit participants aged between 16 and 70 years. Our risk assessment process requires that a doctor’s letter be provided confirming that participants over the age of 70 are medically fit and capable to be able to travel safely on a steam or diesel locomotive.
Please note that the price covers food and travel for the participant only.