Footplate Pass Competition - Terms and Conditions

• This prize draw is run by Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways whose registered address is at Harbour Station, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, LL49 9NF.
• Entry into this prize draw confirms your acceptance of these terms and conditions and your agreement to be bound by the decisions of Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways.
• The prize includes:
A footplate ride between Porthmadog and Blaenau Ffestiniog or vice-versa on the Earl of Merioneth on April 7th 2018
• The winner will be picked at random from all of the entries made through the On-Line Entries, Facebook pages and on-site data collection, by Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway
• To enter the prize draw you must be: (a) a UK resident; and (b) 18 years old or over at the time of entry.
• No purchase necessary.
• No cash alternatives or substitutions, the prize is not transferable, non-refundable and no change will be given.
• Entry closes at midnight GMT on Thursday March 22nd. 2018
• The winner will be drawn at random from all entries received prior to the closing date and will be notified by email.
• The prize will not be given to any other person other than the winner. Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways reserves the right to request proof of identity and/or age of any winner.
• Employees of Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways are excluded from entering.
• In the event of any dispute regarding these terms and condition Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways decisions shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.
• Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways does accept responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, alteration of, or unauthorised access to entries, or entries lost or delayed whether or not arising during operation or transmission as a result of server functions, virus, bugs or other causes outside its control.
The promoter reserves the right at its sole discretion to eliminate or disqualify any entries or entrants that it regards as being in breach of these conditions or the spirit of the promotion. Entrants must not publicly behave in such as a way as to constitute abuse, defamation, harassment, threatening behaviour, or have harmful intent, of, or towards others.
• Incomplete, partial and duplicate entries will be excluded from the competition
• Any entries provided by competition sites will be excluded.
• These Terms and Conditions will be governed by the laws of England and Wales.
• Any personal data relating to entrants will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to any third party without the entrant's prior consent other than as indicated by these Terms and Conditions.
• Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways reserves the right to amend the terms of this prize draw at any time.

Specific Footplate Pass Terms and Conditions

Members of the public are only allowed footplate access on moving locomotives by express permission of the Boston Lodge Works Manager or the Locomotive Manager. Participants must comply with the following requirements, and are required to sign a declaration of acceptance prior to joining the locomotive:

• I have a valid ticket to travel
• I am not under the influence of alcohol or drugs
• I am not taking any medication that may affect my judgement
• I am in good health and physically fit to climb into and out of the cab
• I have adequate eyesight and hearing
• I have been made aware of the risks of the footplate environment and to the best of my knowledge I do not suffer from claustrophobia
• I will comply with all instructions given to ensure my well-being and sit/stand as directed
• I will not obstruct the crew or interfere with the controls of the locomotive and train
• I will not distract the crew from the safe operation of the locomotive and train with unnecessary questions or chit-chat
• I am wearing clothing appropriate for the footplate environment - heavy cotton clothing, long trousers and sleeves, boots or strong shoes
• I will not use video recording equipment in a way that obstructs the crew's visibility or ability to perform their duties
• I will not lean or extend my arms or legs out of the cab
• If I feel unwell I will inform the crew immediately

We reserve the right to refuse access to any person that we feel would not be a suitable candidate. Our decision is non-negotiable.

This is the declaration that you will be required to sign: