Platinum Fire & Drive Course

Please note this course runs from Toddington Station

Please refer here for terms and conditions and clothing requirements.

Tickets will be sent to you in the post. Your e-mail acknowledgement is NOT the ticket.

Please choose date for the course and the number of places remaining will then be displayed

The Platinum course runs on Friday 21st September, costing £800.  Each participant (max. 4) can be accompanied by up to two guests at £20 each who may travel in the brake coach during the course. Please note that participants must be over 18 and all guests must be over the age of 16. We are unable to accept children.

The course includes:

  • Full English breakfast on arrival in the Flag & Whistle for participants and guests
  • Explanation of the day's events and safety briefing
  • Two round trips between Broadway, Toddington and Cheltenham, a total of 56 miles, during which you will fire and drive your steam locomotive over part of the line, hauling up to eight heritage railway carriages, under expert supervision
  • Packed lunches for participants and guests
  • Signal box tour
  • Free year's membership of the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway for the participant, including member's benefits (worth up to £20)
  •  Free GWSR Guide Book
  •  Commemorative certificate signed by your driver and fireman