Bridge to the Future at the Model Event

Thank you to everyone who visited the Bridge to the Future / Friends of the Great Central Main Line stand at the recent GCR model railway event. Hundreds of people came to ask about the project and make a donation. Your support makes the work possible. A key attraction was the updated model of the project, now complete with a moving freight train - hauled by Ivatt 2 46521 no less. It’s great to be able to talk to people about the project and show them where the work is now going on!

The model was originally built by Alan Brassey and has been revised by David Rae. The project team would like to thanks Friends of the Great Central Main Line, FJD consulting, the David Clarke Railway Trust, Bachmann Europe PLC and the family of Mr Stan Tombs.

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We are running passenger trains on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday this week.

Due to the recent very hot and dry conditions, and the resulting risk of lineside fires, we will be operating an all-diesel service on Thursday.

Class 37 37714 Metro Cammel Diesel Railcar

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