Main Line On Line

The Main Line Xtra pages are for the exclusive use of members of the Friends of the Great Central Main Line, the Great Central Railway's supporting membership organisation.

The pages contain:

  1. News – Items exclusively for members, items in advance of general release and extra detail on general news items
  2. Features – Specially commissioned items and items that have failed to make it into Main Line
  3. Special Offers – exclusive offers from Friends and the GCR Shop
  4. Main Line eLine - View Main Line on your computer, tablet or smart phone

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This Weekend
Two steam locomotives and our award-winning DMU in service this weekend.

9F 92214 3F "Jinty" 47406
Class 101 DMU
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