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One to One Diesel Train Driving Experience

Always wanted to drive a real train? This is your chance!

Location: Derbyshire (Midlands)

Price: £495

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 will be able to 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, remember you are the driver today!

What's Included

Upon arrival at the station you will be given a safety briefing and one to one tuition with an experienced train driver. After your lesson you may enjoy lunch in the buffet car with up to three of your own guests. After lunch you will take to the controls and drive the train along a section of the line. After your drive you will do the final checks and put the train away for the night.

Important Notes


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