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Father's Day Footplate Rides

Treat Dad or Grandad this Father's Day with a Special Railway Treat

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Father's Day: Sunday 16th June

All small boys at one time have stood at the railway station watching the locomotives roaring past them. This Father’s Day treat Dad or Grandad to a very special experience at the Nene Valley Railway. Take to the Locomotive footplate and ride with the Driver and Fireman.


Places are limited and booking is required: 10:25, 11:15, 12:40, 13:30, 14:55, 15:45.

£30 per person. Over 18 years of age only. Steam locomotive to be announced.

As a keepsake, all participants will receive a certificate. 

Places for this experience are limited and participants must be 18 years of age or over. Please note no train travel is included. If you wish to travel on our train services, a further train ticket must be purchased.