Weekend Shed Tours 8 & 9 April

Volunteer members of the Boscastle team will be offering informative tours of the Loughborough Locomotive Shed (not normally open to visitors) on Saturday, 8th and Sunday 9th April.

Tour times are at: Saturday & Sunday: 10 30, 11 00, 11 30 am; 12 00, 12 30, 1 45, 2 15, 2 45, 3 15 and 4 00pm.

Party size is limited to 12, with only one group in the shed at any one time.

Please assemble outside the loco shed door and await guide.

Tour lasts half an hour; please allow 10 mins. to walk to the shed prior to the tour and 10 mins. to walk back again.

Loco Shed Scene - Dennis Wilcock

YOUR CHANCE TO SEE RESTORATION, OVERHAUL AND REPAIR WORK IN PROGRESS AND HEAR ABOUT THE PLACE OF 'BOSCASTLE' IN THE STORY OF THE GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY.

There is no charge for the tour, but donations towards the overhaul of Rebuilt 'West Country' Class 4-6-2 no. 34039 Boscastle will be much appreciated - especially in view of the major work needed on the firebox.

PLEASE NOTE:  Visitors are required to be in possession of valid GCR travel tickets or platform tickets.   Tours are not suitable for children under 6, or for pushchairs.

Our next running day
This weekend

Two steam locomotives, one diesel loco, and our DMU are operating this weekend.

Ex-LMS 3F 47406 Ex-LMS Ivatt Class 2 46521
Brush Type 2 D5830 Metro Cammell Class 101 DMU

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