Footplate Tasters



During January, February & November 2019,  the popular Footplate Taster Days will be available. These will held at either Sheffield Park or Horsted Keynes Stations, and you will enjoy a ‘turn’ on the footplate of ‘Bluebell’- a small P class engine.*

£160.00 per person




Your Package includes:

  • An individual 1 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. (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 2019 on normal operating days.**
  • A gift pack from the Bluebell Shop.
  • A year’s membership of BRPS (Bluebell Railway Preservation Society)
  • A certificate on completion.

Photo Credit: Martin Lawrence

Times (you will need to choose a time when booking)

  • Morning Sessions
    • 10:00 am
    • 11:20 am
  • Afternoon sessions
    • 1:00 pm
    • 2:20 pm
    • 3:40 pm



* Should ‘Bluebell’ not be available on the date of your booking, a different locomotive will be used.

** Does not include Special Event dates

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





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