DIESEL CAB RIDES (Class 37)
Nothing beats travelling in the cab of a historic class 37 diesel train from the 1960’s. It’s raw! It’s powerful! It’s noisy! It’s industrial! The Class 37 boasts an English Electric 12-cylinder engine with a cylinder capacity of 185 litres. Rated at nearly 2,000hp, a ride in the cab is an experience you’ll never forget! The locomotive was designed to haul heavy trains round the country in the 1960’s, and at 100 tons, it’s the heaviest working locomotive on the railway – their agricultural sound gives them their nickname ‘Tractors’!
On Sunday 24th July 2016, you can join us (in the cab) in the pride of our diesel locomotive fleet (37 294) – for just £40!
The £40 price includes:
- A year’s complimentary membership of the railway (worth £20)
- One Adult day rover ticket for the day (worth £10)
- A cab ride (single) from either Embsay to Bolton Abbey (priceless!)
Please note, due to limited room, we can only take two additional people in the cab (per trip) from each station. Additional family members or friends are invited to purchase their own day rover tickets so they can travel in the train behind the locomotive.
Catch some heritage diesel action!
We recommend tickets are bought in advance – as we know that the Cab Rides have been very popular in the past and with such limited availability they usually sell out.
DIESEL RUNNING DAYS
We have a range of historic diesel locomotives here at Embsay & Bolton Steam Railway, from industrial shunters to ex-BR mainline locomotives.
Planned diesel running dates:
16th April 2017- Steam Passenger + Diesel Passenger + Peppa Pig Children’s Event
17th April 2017- Steam Passenger + Diesel Passenger
1st May 2017 – Steam Passenger + Diesel Passenger + Paw Patrol Children’s Event
4th June 2017 – Steam Passenger + Diesel Passenger + Afternoon Teas available
18th June 2017 – Steam Passenger + Diesel Passenger + Diesel Cab Rides (Father’s Day) + Cream Teas available
2nd July 2017 – Steam Passenger + Diesel Passenger + Afternoon Teas available
5th August 2017 – Steam Passenger + Diesel Passenger
6th August 2017 -Steam Passenger + Diesel Passenger
26th August 2017 -Steam Passenger + Diesel Passenger + National Festival Circus
27th August 2017 -Steam Passenger + Diesel Passenger + National Festival Circus
24th September 2017 -Steam Passenger + Diesel Passenger
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