Volunteer roles that provide an interesting and enjoyable past-time that enthrals visitors and enthusiasts alike

Do you have some spare time to become a vital part of our future? You could be...

LOCOMOTIVE DRIVERS: If you would like to train to become a steam locomotive Driver, we have vacancies. We provide all of the training required to operate one of our steam locomotives safely. Our training is on the job, and you will need safety shoes and overalls. This type of work is not for everyone, but can be very enjoyable and rewarding.

GUARDS: If you enjoy customer contact, and are comfortable with responsibility for the safety and punctuality of the train, becoming a Guard is a great way to help the railway.

TICKET OFFICE AND SHOP:  A vital job that will suit people who enjoy customer contact, and are good with numbers.

GROUNDS AND TRACK MAINTENANCE: We have over a mile of railway, which requires keeping in tip top condition.

LOCOMOTIVES-STEAM & DIESEL: Maintaining our collection of steam and diesel locomotives.

If you would like to help to operate the railway, unlike most railways, there is no membership fee, you need to provide your own safety shoes and overalls for locomotive duties.

If you would like to know more you can contact us on 01386 422282, through this website or drop in for a chat on any operating day.

The Railway will provide uniform where required, this includes fleeces, sweatshirts, tee shirts and caps.