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Footplate Rides

Date: 25th - 28th Oct

Have a ride on the footplate of one of our steam locomotives.

The chances are the engine you are travelling on worked the Swanage branch line over 50 years ago!


Please note, safety is of upmost importance.

  • Participants must be over 18 years of age.
  • Physically capable of climbing up into the locomotive.
  • You must not be under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • The Driver has the right to refuse travel and refusal will prevent refund.
  • You will be required to complete a health and age declaration.
  • This is an experience and does not represent any official qualification

The Footplate Rides are available on selcted dates, availability is normally at short notice.

Please note: There is no participation with this product.

The inclusive cost for a footplate rides is £60.00 return journey.