Family and friends can ride in the train hauled by your engine, and you and a guest have a packed lunch; while you get a year's membership of the F&BR and a certificate commemorating the completion of the drivers' course.
The F&BR also offers a two-to-three hours evening course during the operating season, .
You ride the footplate of the last service of the day, then take the regulator for a run to Barmouth Ferry and back, then assist in putting the locomotive away
Again, a packed lunch is included, as well as a year's membership of the railway and a certificate of completion.
The Day Course is £265 for one participant or £330 if two people wish to share the day; while the Evening Course costs £95.