New Years Eve Celebration

Happy New Year – with the Great Central Railway.

Kiss out the old and wave in the new. Our New Years Eve celebration will blow away the cobwebs and leave you steamed up for the days ahead. Take three steam hauled return trips between Loughborough and Leicester, departing on the 31st of December and arriving back after midnight on the 1st of January!

GCR Cromwell Pullman Launch

You’ll ride in our first class carriages and stewards will serve a six course meal to you. Make it a resolution to join us.

Tickets cost £86 per person.


Choice of

Luxury Scotch egg on a bed of dressed rocket served with tosted brioche and pickle
Cock-a-leekie soup served with petit pain (v)


Choice of

The Chieftan Royal Highland haggis with Champit tatties n bashed neeps and a wee drap o’ the Cratur

Traditional oak smoked Scottish salmon with smooth oat cakes ~

Choice of

Prime fillet of Highland beef with all the trimmings

Arbroath smoked haddock and ham pots served with a creamy butter sauce

Roast Gressingham duck breast & black cherry sauce

All served with chef’s selection of vegetables

Choice of

Steamed ginger pudding with Dundee marmalade sauce & vanilla ice cream or

Scottish trifle with Drambuie soaked sponge


A muckle o’ cheese wi wangs o’ oats

Coffee or Earl Grey tea with Scottish shortbread

Vegetarian Choices

Butternut squash half, filled with cannellini beans, mozzarella cheese, peppers & tomatoes, topped with pumpkin & sunflower seed crumb
Mushroom, brie, rocket & redcurrant filo bundle
Mediterranean casserole with peppers, courgettes, lentils, sweet smoked paprika and thyme – suitable for vegans

Call 01509 632323 to make a reservation. Please note, all food choices must be pre booked when arranging your ticket.

Our next running day

This Wednesday
One steam locomotive and our Diesel Railcar in action this Wednesday.

Locomotive roster to be announced.

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