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Drive A Diesel Train Experience

Drive a diesel train with expert group tuition

Location: Derbyshire (Midlands)

Price: £125

The Ecclesbourne Valley is situated in Derbyshire's Gentle Valley, stretching from the northern outskirts of Derby to the delightful town of Wirksworth, gateway to the Peak District. Upon arrival at the station you will be tutored by an experienced driver and shown how to operate the diesel train. After a break for lunch you and the other participants will each take to the controls to drive the train along the beautiful countryside route. Don't get too caught up with admiring the rolling hills and varied wildlife!

What's Included

Upon arrival at the station you will be given a group safety briefing with an experienced train driver, the driver will then give a lesson. After your lesson you may enjoy lunch in the buffet car with the rest of the group. After lunch you will take it in turns to take to the controls and drive the train along a section of the line. After your drive you will be shown how to do the final checks and put the train away for the night.

Important Notes

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