Driver Experience


31271 Nene Valley Railway

Throughout the months of March to November , we are pleased to be able to offer driver experience courses at the Nene Valley Railway using 31271.

  1. Light Engine ( £240.00 )………The course commences with a safety brief and an extremely informative tour of ‘your’ locomotive by an A1A driver followed by a ‘full’ one and a half round trip at the controls between Wansford and Peterborough . An excellent hot lunch is provided together with membership for one year of the Nene Valley Railway and a superb signed ‘31271 driver experience certificate’ of your day.
  2. Coaching Stock ( Price TBC)………The course commences with a safety brief and an extremely informative tour of ‘your’ locomotive by an A1A driver followed by 2 ‘full’ round trips from Wansford through to Peterborough.

You can usually choose your coaches for the course in advance , these being the vacuum braked Mk 1s or the air braked ‘DSB’s’ . An excellent hot lunch is provided together with membership for one year of the Nene Valley Railway and a superb signed ‘31271 driver experience certificate’ of your day.

All queries regarding driver experience should please be directed to the ‘contacts’ page on this website or the office at Wansford on 01780 784444.. Alternatively you can visit www.nvr.org.uk .   Either of these courses make an excellent birthday or christmas gift etc and you will be made very welcome.

The next date is Monday 26th June 2017

We look forward to meeting you!