Driver Experiences 2013
All experiences include:
- Full Instruction
- Complimentary ticket for two adults for a return visit.
- Certificate to commemorate your experience
Open Gift Vouchers are available which are valid for 13 months from the date of purchase.
All Day Freight Experience - £475 per person
This gives the participant the chance to drive, fire, assist the guard and try their hand at shunting. Included in the day is a short lunch break. These experiences are ideal for individuals or for groups of up to 6 people. They are available on selected days in March & October. Please note - passengers cannot be accommodated on this experience.
2013 dates - Tuesday 8th October (6 spaces available)
Steam Locomotive Experience- £395 per person
This two hour experience enables the participant to drive and fire a steam engine, hauling passenger carriages, on the 15 mile round trip from Llangollen to Carrog. It also includes a guided tour of the engine shed. The participant will be able to bring up to four family or friends, over the age of 12, to travel behind. This experience takes place on selected Saturdays in March and September and Sundays from April to September.
2013 dates - Sunday 8th September (full), Saturday 28th September (3 spaces available)
Evening Ramble - £225 per person
The participant will have the chance to drive and fire a steam engine without carriages from Llangollen to the outskirts of Glyndyfrdwy and back. It also includes a guided tour of the engine shed. This experience is available on selected weekday evenings from April to September. Please note-guests cannot be accommodated on this experience.
2013 dates - Tuesday 3rd September (full), Wednesday 4th September (full)
Diesel Locomotive Experience - £350 per person
The participant will be the sole driver which will enable them to drive a diesel locomotive, hauling passenger carriages, on the full 15 mile round trip from Llangollen to Carrog. The participant will be able to bring up to four family or friends, over the age of 12, to travel behind. This takes place on selected days from May to September.
2013 dates - Saturday 7th September (full)
Heritage Railcar (DMU) Experience - £210 per person
Please note: There are no more 2013 dates available, however, you can still purchase a gift voucher, valid for 13 months, and get first choice of the 2014 dates when they are released.
The participant will be the sole driver on this experience. They will drive a full 15 mile round trip from Llangollen to Carrog under full supervision. Up to four family or friends, over the age of 12, can also travel. This will take place on selected weekend dates from April to September.
2013 dates - Saturday 14th September (full), Sunday 15th September (3 spaces available).
For more information or to book please call our Driver Experience Co-ordinator on 01978 860979.
Terms and Conditions apply
All of this information is available to download as a pdf document please click the link at the bottom of this page.Download attached PDF
Steam Driver Experience
Photo: Andrew Gale - Dogsdinner Production
Participants & Crew on our All Day Freight Driver Experience - October 2010
Photo: Mr Martin Christie