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Christmas Gifts

Are you looking for a gift for that special someone

Are you looking for a gift for that special someone, the NVR is pleased to offer some unique gifts 

Steam Driving Experience Courses 

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Our starter package includes theory and practical driving of a steam locomotive. The course will be on a large locomotive without rolling stock and consists of 1 hour tuition and 1 hour on the footplate. During the hour on the footplate, 2 participants will take it in turns to drive and fire the locomotive for a total distance of approximately 15 miles. Participants are also provided with drinks and a meal, given membership to the Nene Valley Railway and a few souvenirs of their participation.

Please note that our experiences are suitable for those aged 18 and above.

Dates of operation 2019

Jan 5th Tornado SOLD OUT
Jan 11th Tornado SOLD OUT
Feb 8th 1 SPACES LEFT
March 8th SR No 926 "Repton" 1 SPACE LEFT
May 3rd 2 SPACES LEFT
May 31st 
June 7th 
July 19th 
August 2nd 
October 18th 
October 25th 
November 1,2,3rd 

The Price

Resident large Locomotive  £295.00* per person

* Prices shown are for NVR resident steam engines.

From time to time guest locomotives visit the NVR. When guest locomotives are available for driving experience days there may be a supplement payable to drive them.

Peak Class Diesel Driving Experience Courses

The Package Click here for more details 

Our starter package includes theory and practical driving of diesel locomotive Peak Class. The course will be on a large locomotive without rolling stock and consists tuition and 2 hours on the footplate. During the time on the footplate, 2 participants will take it in turns to drive the locomotive for a total distance of approximately 15 miles. Participants are also provided with drinks and a meal, given membership to the Nene Valley Railway and a few souvenirs of their participation.

Please note that our experiences are suitable for those aged 18 and above.

Dates of operation 2019

Friday 12th April, Monday 24th June

The Price

Resident large Locomotive  £270.00* per person

* Prices shown are for NVR resident diesel engines.

The Jolly Fisherman Fish Chips and Steam

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Fish, Chips and Steam!  Enjoy a nostalgic evening of steam on board our train hauled by a steam locomotive with a good old-fashioned fish and chip supper.

  *(parties fewer than four may be seated with other guests). Please note children must be over 12 years of age

On special event weekends our Jolly Fisherman may be hauled by famous and special locomoitves

Please note that dates marked with a * denote a themed evening and may require a premium additional payment

Operating Dates 2019
March 8th Southern Steam
May 3rd 
June 7th 
July 19th
August 2nd 
October 18th 

Please Note - that on this service Guide Dogs only are welcome.

Wansford Gift Shop

Are you looking for that little stocking filler or present, our gift shop at Wansford is stocked full of gifts all ready for Christmas, our shop is open every weekend for Santa Steam passengers or Wednesdays for anyone to pop in. Please call ahead to let us know what time you are coming. Situated next to our cafe why not stop for lunch, or coffee and cake. 

Gift Vouchers

Gift vouchers available, contact our office on 01780 784444 to purchase

  

 

 

 

 

 

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