Auction of Experiences

Our auction will go live in the lead up to Railway Family Week. Here's some of the fantastic prizes up for grabs. Bid on any of these incredible Rail Experiences HERE

Four tickets to dine in style on the Tornado

Bid for a wonderful day trip on 60163 Tornado anywhere in the UK and settle in for a traditional silver service dining experience by steam. Sit back and enjoy a sumptuous Champagne breakfast on the one to of many fascinating destinations such as York, Aberdeen or Carlisle and travel over the magnificent Settle and Carlisle railway or enjoying north-east Scotland's magnificent coastal route running the cliffs and gaining beautiful views out to see. All hauled by steam locomotive Tornado. 

Valid for four people on any day trip in the UK. Trains from various UK starting stations. Terms and conditions apply.

This prize has been kindly donated by A1 Steam Locomotive Trust. Learn more HERE

 

 

Behind the Scenes Tour at the British Transport Police Dog School

How would you like to visit the BTP Dog School and meet the hardworking (and rather cute) dogs? With this prize you will receive a behind the scenes tour, see the training in action and make some new 4 legged friends! BTP have over 60 working dogs across the network, and they all begin their careers at this training school, which is located in Kent.

Once restrictions are lifted, we ask you to book at least a month in advance to ensure a suitable date can be arranged. The prize is valid for up to four people until the end of 2022. Please note, the site is rather remote and only accessible by car.

This prize has been kindly donated by the British Transport Police. Learn more HERE 

 

Family Ticket to travel on the Dalesman or Scarborough Spa Express

Win a family ticket to travel in Standard Class at a table for four, onboard either The Dalesman, or The Scarborough Spa Express. The Dalesman departs on various dates between May and September and travels to Carlisle. The Scarborough Spa Express also departs on various dates between May and September and travels to York and Scarborough.

The tickets are valid for four people (2 adults / 2 children) for travel in 2021/2022. Full details of both services can be viewed HERE 

This prize was kindly donated by West Coast Railways.

 

Two Standard Class Tickets on a Branch Line Society Charter Train

Join us with your guest for a special day in our heritage Standard class carriages exploring the rare and wonderful parts of our UK rail network. Branch Line Society provides days out by rail for passengers to visit the more unusual parts of our infrastructure.

Valid for two adults. Valid until 31 December 2021. Available for all events listed on Branch Line Society 

This prize was kindly donated by the Branch Line Society.

 

Guided Tour of St Pancras Station for Four

Win a guided tour of St Pancras station with either a morning coffee or afternoon tea in the station (depending on time of day). The tour will explain the history and development of the station from its original design to the major transformation to create an international terminus brought to life with stories of its people with stories of its life. 

St. Pancras station opened in 1868 and is one of the wonders of Victorian engineering. Along with the former Midland Grand Hotel, it is a masterpiece of Victorian Gothic architecture and one of the most elegant stations in the World. Learn more HERE

Valid for 4 people. Expiry date 18 months.

This prize was kindly donated by HS 1. 

 

 

Sir Peter Hendy CBE as your bus driver

Sir Peter will take you and 63 friends, colleagues or clients out for one hour on his own Routemaster bus. This exclusive outing could be used to entertain clients, or to acknowledge the work of your staff. You will be chauffeured around the key sights of London – a unique and not to be forgotten experience. Ideally, the tour will take place around the Inner London area, and you are welcome to propose your own route, or we can provide suggestions.

The prize is to be redeemed by May 2022, although may be able to extend due to COVID.

This prize was kindly donated by Peter Hendy.