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Behind the Scenes Tour and a Footplate Ride with Lunch for Two at Didcot Railway Centre 11892621

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Location: Didcot - Oxfordshire
For 2 people
Valid for 20 months
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Treat a steam engine enthusiast to an unforgettable day at Didcot Railway Centre. Enjoy access to exclusive areas, including the workshops, the guard's compartment and signal boxes. Meet with an expert guide and set off for an exciting tour. Delve into the history of the Great Western Railway and explore a collection of carriages, wagons and locomotives. Climb aboard for a thrilling footplate ride on a steam engine as you travel alongside the driver and fireman in the cab! You will also be able to get hands-on and control virtual trains on the 1960's Swindon signalling panel. A delicious two-course lunch is also included. Go full steam ahead with this exciting adventure!

What's included?
  • Climb aboard for a footplate ride on a steam engine
  • Be taken on an exclusive tour with a knowledgeable guide
  • Tuck into a two-course lunch in the Refreshment Room
  • Entry to the museum and the 1932 Great Western Railway Engine Shed
  • Enjoy a hands-on signalling session using the restored Swindon Panel
What do I need to know?
  • Your voucher is valid for two people
  • Available on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday and selected weekends and holidays, from April–September
  • Minimum age: 18 years
  • You must be reasonably fit and able to climb on the footplate
  • Please mention any dietary requirements at the point of booking
  • All dates are subject to availability


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Behind the Scenes Tour and a Footplate Ride with Lunch for Two at Didcot Railway Centre