Enjoy a relaxing journey along the Dean Forest Railway behind one of our steam locomotives.
Diesel Driving Experience
- £ 299
Learn to Drive a Heritage Diesel Locomotive a Typical Great Western Branch Line!
Join us for our Heritage Diesel Driving Experience! You do not need to have any particular skills to participate as guidance is provided, and you are free to do as much (or as little) and you wish.
Your experience begins with tours of our workshop, engine yard and museum, followed by a safety briefing, before jumping onto the locomotive to experience a full ninety minute round trip driving one of our heritage diesel locomotives, with just yourself, our driver and our secondman in the cab.
You are welcome to bring friends and family along, and they may travel on board the brake van whilst you are driving the locomotive. 4 guests are included free of charge, and additional guests can be accommodated for the standard ticket price of £16 for adults and £8 for children (12-17). We’re afraid that under 12s cannot travel in the brake van.
On Sunday 16th April the locomotive will be 08 locomotive ‘Gladys’ D3937 – other dates to be confirmed.