Weekend Shed Tours Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th October

Volunteer members of the Boscastle team will be offering informative tours of the Loughborough Locomotive Shed on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th October.

The tours will be at:

 10 30, 11 00, 11 45, 12 45, 13 30, 14 15 and then, as guides are available, up to 15 30 & 1615.

Party size is limited at the discretion of the guide.

Please assemble outside the loco shed door and await guide.

Tours last approximately half an hour; please allow 10 minutes to walk to the shed prior to the tour and 10 minutes 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.

All locomotives and attractions appear subject to availability. Great Central Railway reserves the right to amend or cancel any service.

Our next running day
This weekend
Two steam locomotives, one diesel loco, and our Diesel Railcar are due to be in action this weekend.

Steam locomotive (selection to be confirmed). Steam locomotive (selection to be confirmed).
Brush Type 4 1705 "Sparrowhawk". Metro Cammell Diesel Railcar.

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