Driver For a Fiver!
you ever wanted the chance to drive a train? Well now you can
at the Crewe Heritage Centre!
are the only site in the North West to offer the opportunity
to drive one of our diesel locomotives on a regular basis, supervised by one of our expert
as little as �/b>, you get the chance to drive our Class
03 diesel shunting locomotive for one full return trip along
the demonstration line under expert guidance.
you fancy taking control of something a bit larger, our main
line Class 73 diesel is available
for a slightly higher price
of � for one full return trip.
[note price is held at �for the
remainder of 2011]
the end of your experience, you will be presented with a
commemorative certificate which will be signed by your
Further opportunities including steam locomotives are
anticipated to become available and will be advertised on the
website, so keep an eye out!
order to take advantage of this, please note the following:
limits apply. For safety reasons, all participants must be
over 13 years of age and any participants under the age of 15
must be accompanied by an adult
'Driver for a Fiver' will be allocated on a strictly first
come, first served basis
'Driver for a Fiver' is strictly for one return trip on our
demonstration line, any request for a longer turn will,
regrettably, be turned down
Crewe Heritage Centre reserves the right to refuse 'Driver for
a Fiver' to anyone who its nominated representative(s) believe
is under the influence of alcohol or any illegal substances
Crewe Heritage Centre representative(s) will accompany the
designated driver at all times and trainee drivers should obey all
instructions given. Failure to do so will result in the termination
of the driver experience and no refund will be offered. Please
remember, your safety is paramount!
maximum of two people may accompany the designated driver
during their time driving the locomotive
you are looking for a longer and more in depth session, Crewe
Heritage Centre holds regular 'Driver Experience' days
throughout the year.
dates for Driver for a Fiver and Driver Experience Courses
will be advertised on the Event Calendar.
further information on Driver for a Fiver and Driver
Experience Courses and to enquire on future dates, please