Guard's Experience Course
Unique amongst most Heritage Railways are our Guard's Experience Courses. Each course will take the participant, along with a Qualified Guard through the responsibilities and knowledge of a Train Guard. Every participant will get the chance to experience this 1 on 1 experience. The Guard will take you through their daily checks, such as Brake Tests, Checking and Changing Lamps as well as how to dispatch and enter a platform
In your course, you could be responsible for up to two coaches and Brake Van.
Each participant can be accompanied by up to two guests for free and can add extra guests for £15 each who may travel on the train or Brake Van during the course.
Please note that participants must be over 18 yrs
Your Experience Day starts at 09:30 at Spring Village and finishes there at approximately 16:00.
The course includes:
- Explanation of the day's events and safety briefing
- Lunch at the Furnaces Tearoom for participants and guests
- Free year's membership of the Telford Horsehay Steam Trust for the participant, including member's benefits (worth up to £25)
- Free TSR Guidebook