New dates being released in January 2021


The Experience, suitable for those aged 18 or over, includes:

  • Choice of a steam or diesel experience

  • A full round trip with the driver on the footplate, lasting just over an hour for the participant

  • A further full round trip assisting the guard

  • A complimentary ticket for a friend to ride on the train on the same day

  • A certificate commemorate your special day!

From £50 per participant! Price includes one guest per participant.


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Heritage Experience

  • Heritage Experience Terms and Conditions:

    • Heritage Experience participants must be aged 18 or over. Although there is no upper age limit, the participant should be generally healthy enough for light manual work.

    • Participants must be able to climb into the locomotive cab from the platform. Please also note that the cab may be a relatively confined space.

    • Please ensure that you choose the correct date and time when booking an Experience. Bookings may be re-arranged at no extra cost, provided this is arranged no more than 14 days before the date of your original booking.

    • You may cancel your booking for a full refund within five working days. After this time, we will only be able to rearrange your Heritage Experience.

    • Missed Heritage Experiences cannot be refunded or rearranged.

    • Heritage Experiences that are purchased as a gift must be redeemed within two years from the date of purchase.

    • Whilst we are generally able to accommodate most reasonable alterations to bookings, we cannot always guarantee to do so.

    • In the event that the Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway Company (1983) Ltd. are not able to honour an Experience, for example, following the failure of a locomotive, we will seek to reschedule your Experience for another suitable date and time. If this is not possible, then we will issue a full refund.

  • You will receive confirmation of your order via email within 10 minutes of purchase. One of our friendly volunteers will then contact you via telephone or email within 10 working days of booking to confirm your experience.


    Your order will not be shipped, Please note purchasing this item will be via digital document only. 

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The Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway Company (1983) Ltd is a not-for-profit, volunteer-run charitable organisation.

Registered in England and Wales. Company number 01766049.

 Registered office: 33 Broad Street, Blaenavon, Torfaen, NP4 9NF

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