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Give someone special a day they will always remember. Our Footplate Ride and Signal Box Experience make the perfect gift, whatever the occasion. Book online and you will be sent a personalised gift voucher along with information on arranging dates and times.

Footplate Ride

On the day participants will have a ride in the cab of our steam locomotive on the train from Ludborough to North Thoresby and back (subject to usual running service requirements).

The driver will explain the controls of the engine and they will gain first hand experience of what it was like in the good old days of steam. (A coat will be provided but substantial footwear should be worn.)

The price for our Footplate Ride is only £30, which includes a day ticket to ride on the train and a signed certificate from the driver to remember the occasion.

Participants must be 18 years or over and be physically able.

Please call 01507 363881 for more information or to arrange a date for your Footplate Ride.

Signal Box Experience

The Lincolnshire Wolds Railway is offering people the chance to operate its signal box at Ludborough station. They will get to operate the signals, gates and block bells between Ludborough and North Thoresby under supervision of the on duty signalman.

The Signal Box Experience last for three hours in the morning or afternoon. The signalman will explain how all the levers work and how we operate the trains. Once they have observed the first train depart, participants will then given the chance to operate the box themselves.

The cost is £30, which includes a ticket to ride on the train and a certificate signed by the signalman to remember the experience.

Please note that participants must be age 18 years or over.

Please call 01507 363881 for more information or to arrange a date for your Signal Box Experience.

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