Footplate Tasters


November Dates now available to book.

During November the popular Footplate Taster Days will be available. These will either be held at Sheffield Park Station or Horsted Keynes Station and you will enjoy a ‘turn’ on the footplate of ‘Bluebell’- a small P class engine.*

£150.00 per person

Included in the package:-

An individual one hour  ‘Hands On’ Footplate taster with one of our experienced Drivers.

Depending on the time of your visit you can enjoy either a full English breakfast or a lunch in either the Bessemer Arms at Sheffield Park or in the George V buffet at Horsted Keynes. The venue will be confirmed at the time of booking.

A discount voucher for a Family Ticket to visit  the Bluebell Railway on a date of your choice in 2018 on normal operating days.**

A gift pack from the Bluebell Shop.

A year’s membership of BRPS.

A certificate on completion.

Times:-you will need to choose a time when booking.

Morning Sessions

09:30 – 10:30

10:50 – 11:50

Afternoon sessions

12:30 – 13:30

13:50 – 14:50

15:10 – 16:00


  • *Please note that if ‘Bluebell* is not available a different locomotive will be in operation.

Please note that we can only accept bookings from those aged 18 or over.


Dates of operation

Friday 2nd November

Sunday 4th November

Saturday 10th November

Sunday 11th November

Saturday 17th November

Sunday 18th November

Saturday 24th November

Sunday 25th November.





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