Our Teams Compete in 100 Tonne Train Pull
HELPING TO RAISE FUNDS FOR 2 GREAT CHARITIES
6 OF OUR BEST REBELS .VS.
6 OF OUR BEST ALLOYS
HEAD-TO-HEAD - TO PULL 100 TONNE BEAST!
Date: Sunday 1st August 2021
Time: 10am - 3:30pm (those participating to be there at 9:00am)
Location: Shepherdswell East Kent Heritage Railway
The event is taking place to fundraise for BEKS and East Kent Railway.
INDIVIDUAL PULL: 10am - 12:30pm Women's train pull: 30 tonne locomotive. Men's train pull: 60 tonnes, locomotive and carriages.
THE BIG EVENT !! TEAM PULL: 1pm - 3:30pm
6 REBELS VS. 6 ALLOYS, arm-over-arm 100+ tonne train pull, with a locomotive and 3 carriages.
EVENTS & FACILITIES
Watch the Train Pull, meet some big names in the sport & support the charities.
This will be an event to remember!
There are also many other things to do on the day for families, as well as watching the train pull:
- Man v Food Eating challenge
- Rebel Strength stand
- Visitors centre and café.
- Miniature woodland railway -
- Walmer Model railway
Great food - milkshakes, Mr Whippy ice cream!
THE AMAZING CHARITIES SUPPORTED AT THIS EVENT
Bring Every Kind Smile (BEKS) Fundraises for terminally ill children, as well as the elderly, to help grant their wishes and to live their best lives possible. For more information visits BEKS website
A charitable trust striving to keep the history of the railway alive. Heritage train line built between 1911 and 1917 to serve the growth of the Kent Coalfield. East Kent Railway Website.
INFORMATION FOR PARTICIPANTS
Arrive at 9am - Everyone participating must have a 30 minute safety training course before being able to go on the tracks. Please be aware that if you do not have this training you will not be able to compete on the day.
Competitors must always wear hi-vis when on the tracks, which will be provided on the day.
You will not be allowed to wear trainers or rock climbing boots, competitors must wear suitable boots for safety requirements.
There will be a ladder system set up on the tracks in order to help aid competitors when pulling the train, instead of a rope, with each run being approx 250mm.
There will then be a 6 man platform for the team pull.
See you there!
If you have any more questions, or would like to register your interest, contact us below.