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Railway Enthusiast Experience £295


Railway Enthusiasts Experience

Railway Enthusiasts Experience

This is an all-day experience for the real enthusiast. See below for details of how to book.

You will start your day at 10am by being welcomed to the North bay Railway and being given a safety briefing.

Your day can include the following:
• Preparing a steam locomotive for service
• Preparing a diesel locomotive for service
• Under supervision driving a diesel locomotive(s)
• Under supervision driving a steam locomotive
• Under supervision shunting stock
• Under supervision guarding a service train

Your family and friends can join at a prearranged time whilst you are driving the train

Lunch will be provided at approximately 12noon, matters conclude around 3.30/4p.m. Parking for one car will be provided at North Bay Railway on request.

Selected dates February – July and September – October.

Cost is £295 and this is a full day course

All experiences come with a Gift Card, a North Bay Railway engine driver’s mug, pen, badge and certificate.

There will be photo opportunities during the experience, so feel free to bring your camera.

We will be pleased to welcome you and your party to the North Bay Railway and if you have any further questions please contact us on 01723 368791 or by Email to

Please see the video below for details of this fantastic experience.

Please see below terms and conditions and health and safety information for this experience.

Health and Safety Info

The above experiences are available to persons aged over 18 on the day of their experience and all participants must be physically fit. We regret that these experiences are not suitable for disabled persons. The carriage is 100% wheelchair friendly if needed for accompanying guests. (Up to two wheelchairs can fit onto the carriage.)
As you can perhaps appreciate, coal-fired steam locomotives are relatively dirty places on which to work and travel. The Guest Driver should therefore please wear stout footwear (steel capped shoes/boots – if at all possible) and some form of protective overall or old non nylon clothing.

Terms and Conditions
Driver Experiences are subject to the circumstances prevailing at the time and can be subject to change. The North Bay Railway reserves the right to make short notice alterations for technical or operational reasons.

Refunds – you have 28 days from date of purchase to request a refund otherwise Driver Experiences are non-refundable. All Driver Experience Vouchers have a 2 year expiry date from day of issue.

Please note Driver Experiences are not available between 4th November – 31st December 2018 & 1st January – 14th February 2019. We are unable to run Driver Experiences on Open Air Theatre show days. In the event a show is announced after your booking we will offer a full refund or an alternative date. Please call 01723 368791 or email for further information.


Contact Details:
Contact Details: North Bay Railway
Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 6PF
Tel: 01723 368791

For the 2018 Timetable Click Here
For the 2018 Railway Leaflet Click Here
For the 2018 Skytrail Leaflet Click Here
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