Win a ride in a Greater Anglia train cab for Cancer Research

Published on: Friday, 5 April 2019
Last updated: Friday, 5 April 2019

Greater Anglia is holding a charity raffle for to win a rare chance to ride in a train driver’s cab.

The proceeds will be donated to Cancer Research after Train Driving Instructor, David Thwaites, set up the fundraiser in support of a colleague diagnosed with the disease.

David said: “I just wanted to do something to show my support and help make a difference for anyone who is fighting this illness.

“This is a public raffle and anyone can enter so I hope we will raise a lot.

“This is a great opportunity for a train enthusiast to indulge in their dreams of riding in a train driver’s cab and at the same time raise money for a very worthy charity.”

There are three opportunities available to make all train enthusiasts’ dreams come true – a return trip from Colchester to London, a return trip from Peterborough to Ipswich and a full day out with a driver instructor across much of the route, including Colchester to London and Ipswich to Peterborough.

Tickets cost £10 from and all proceeds will go to Cancer Research.

Only people over 18 are permitted to buy a ticket and win the prize.

The winners will be announced after 8 April 2019.