C & PRR Railway

Driver Experience, 2014

DRIVER EXPERIENCE INFORMATION FOR 2014

Why not buy a personalised Driver Experience Voucher as a gift for someone special this year.

Steam Driver Experiences in 2014:

Drive a steam loco pulling a passenger train or, for the first time, we are offering a typical “mixed train”, i.e. a passenger brake coach with some goods wagons as found on many branch lines.

We are offering Silver and Gold half-day and Platinum all day driver packages during May to October in 2014. These will be held on Saturdays, the dates are can be confirmed on booking.

SILVERShare the footplate for a morning or afternoon with one other participant£400 each
GOLDHave the footplate to yourself for a morning or afternoon with one to one tuition£750 each
PLATINUMHave the footplate to yourself for a day with one to one tuition£1300 each

Diesel Driver Experience:

We can also offer Diesel Driving packages structured in the same way as the steam, but using either the unique class 17, or class 37, subject to availability on the day.

SILVERShare the cab for a morning or afternoon£300 each
GOLDHave the cab to yourself for a morning or afternoon£500 each
PLATINUMHave the cab to yourself for a day£900 each

Please contact me by phone or e-mail to book or purchase a personalised voucher for next year for either yourself or someone special. (See contact details at the bottom).

All packages include a safety brief, familiarisation with the locomotive, runs typically with at least 3 vehicles down our 3 ½ mile line.

Dates - Please ring to check availability and to book:

SaturdayTrain TypeLoco Type
10 May 14am/pmMixed Branch Train onlySteam
31 May 14am/pmPassenger Train or Mixed Branch Train onlySteam
21 Jun 14am/pmMixed Branch Train onlySteam
5 Jul 14am/pmMixed Branch Train onlySteam
19 Jul 14am/pmPassenger Train or Mixed Branch Train onlySteam
2 Aug 14am/pmPassenger Train or Mixed Branch Train onlyDiesel
30 Aug 14am/pmPassenger Train or Mixed Branch Train onlySteam
13 Sep 14am/pmMixed Branch Train onlySteam
27 Sep 14am/pmPassenger Train or Mixed Branch Train onlySteam
4 Oct 14am/pmPassenger Train or Mixed Branch Train onlySteam or Diesel
11 Oct 14am/pmPassenger Train or Mixed Branch Train onlyDiesel

Note:
Passenger Train:-
Typically 3 passenger coaches
Mixed Branch Train:- Typically 1 passenger brake coach and 2 goods wagons.

To make the day complete the price includes tea / coffee and lunch in our Cambrian coach for the candidate and three adult guests. We can also provide additional meals for a small fee of £9.00 per head if requested in advance. Numbers do have to be limited and agreed in advance up to a maximum of 16* guests, (*subject to total numbers on the day). Guests may travel on the train while it is being hauled.

If you have any questions or would like to book please do not hesitate to contact me either by phone or by email. My contact details are at the bottom of this page.
Please remember we are all volunteers on the CPRR and do this in our spare time.

So buy a personalised voucher now for next year and beat the price rise!!

Steve Jacklin

To book your place or obtain further details telephone our experience day organiser on 07784 189322, fill in this form or e-mail Steve directly sjjacklin@btinternet.com.

All dates and times are subject to availability.

©CPRRA 2014 Updated: 2/1/2014 E&OE