Railway Conservation. Run by Volunteers. Not for Profit.
We have made the difficult to cancel all our experiences planned for the 2020 season. The Customer Service team will be in touch shortly if you have a pre-booked event.
We are a registered charity and many of our staff are currently furloughed, so we are having to manage our resources carefully. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause but the safety of our staff, volunteers and passengers is paramount.
Realise your lifelong ambition to ride on a steam or heritage diesel footplate…
We offer the opportunity for you to ride on one of our steam or diesel footplates and experience the sounds, smells and sights at one of the world’s greatest heritage railways. Whether it's to realise a lifelong ambition, or as that very special railway gift, experiencing a footplate ride is an amazing adventure...
* SOLD OUT * Relive the golden age of steam and experience a truly unforgettable journey on a heritage steam locomotive footplate.
Experience the workhorses of Britain’s railways with a footplate ride in a cab of a heritage Diesel locomotive/Diesel Multiple Unit.