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Diesel Driver Experience

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A Driver Experience is perfect!

Learn the preparation and driving on an industrial diesel engine, drive with the locomotive alone and with a load, operate points, crossing gates and uncouple trains. The Driver Experience is a great gift or activity for anyone who wants to see what it’s like to be a driver on a heritage railway. It’s also a great expansion from the ‘Driver a Train mentioned above. 

The experience will include:

● An introduction and safety talk.

● Partake in the preparation and starting of the industrial diesel locomotive.

● Start the locomotive and learn the controls

● Drive the locomotive over half of the line and then over the entire length of the line to Plym Bridge

● Operate junction levels and crossing gates.

● Couple to a load and drive that over the entire length of the line.

● Disposal of the locomotive.

● A certificate of achievement,

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Want a more detailed hands on experience?

Want to give a special birthday gift?

A Driver Experience is perfect!

Learn the preparation and driving on an industrial diesel engine, drive with the locomotive alone and with a load, operate points, crossing gates and uncouple trains. The Driver Experience is a great gift or activity for anyone who wants to see what it’s like to be a driver on a heritage railway. It’s also a great expansion from the ‘Driver a Train mentioned above. 

The experience will include:

● An introduction and safety talk.

● Partake in the preparation and starting of the industrial diesel locomotive.

● Start the locomotive and learn the controls

● Drive the locomotive over half of the line and then over the entire length of the line to Plym Bridge

● Operate junction levels and crossing gates.

● Couple to a load and drive that over the entire length of the line.

● Disposal of the locomotive.

● A certificate of achievement,