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Steam Footplate Experiences

This is the perfect taster experience – ride on the steam locomotive footplate with our driver and fireman on either the 12.15 or 13.30 passenger service from Chinnor and see everything from the working end of steam locomotive No. 5526 whilst travelling along the Chiltern foothills.

Join the steam crew from an observer perspective on a journey that includes some arduous work by the loco including the 1 in 68 banks, and experience the thrill of the sights, sounds, smell and heat, of a ‘live’ steam engine.

Our expert and highly experienced crews will answer your questions and point out various points of interest during the journey.

PRICE:

£50.00 + any appropriate Adult, Senior, or National Railcard holder's travel ticket.

TIMES & AVAILABILITY:

Footplate rides are only available on either the 12.15 or 13.30 departure from Chinnor on most Sundays our standard steam service operates, but may exclude certain special event days. All dates and times are subject to availability and must be booked in advance - see below for times and availability.

If you are looking for a more hands on experience, see our actual Driver Experiences, where you are fully in control of the locomotive!



Booking information

THE PARTICIPANT MUST:

  1. Be aged over 18 years.
  2. Be reasonably fit and in good health - fit enough to climb on and off the locomotive from ground level unaided, if required.
  3. Wear old clothing that fully covers your arms and legs.
  4. Wear sturdy shoes / boots that protect your feet - trainers are not permitted.
  5. Not attend the ride / experience under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  6. Also purchase an Adult, Senior, or Adult National Railcard travel ticket.
Please note that the Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway reserves the right to reschedule any Steam Footplate Ride or refuse entry for whatever reason. There is a maximum of one participant per ride and no other guests are allowed on the footplate.


Book tickets

Sun 25 Mar 2018
Depart 12:15 - only 1 places left
Sun 01 Apr 2018
Depart 12:15 - only 1 places left
Sun 08 Apr 2018
Depart 12:15 - only 1 places left
Sun 15 Apr 2018
Depart 12:15 - only 1 places left
Sun 22 Apr 2018
SOLD OUT*
Sun 29 Apr 2018
Depart 12:15 - only 1 places left
Sun 06 May 2018
Depart 13:30 - only 1 places left
Sun 13 May 2018
Depart 13:30 - only 1 places left
Sun 20 May 2018
Depart 13:30 - only 1 places left
Sun 27 May 2018
Depart 13:30 - only 1 places left
Sun 10 Jun 2018
Depart 13:30 - only 1 places left
Sun 17 Jun 2018
Depart 13:30 - only 1 places left
Sun 24 Jun 2018
Depart 13:30 - only 1 places left