Special Events

In additon to its normal train services the Great Central Railway provides a series of themed galas and events for the enthusisast and family alike. Details will be posted on these pages nearer to the event. Those planned in the coming months are as follows:

Quorn Swap Meet
11 Mar 2018 to the 11 Mar 2018

Diesel Running Friday with D123
16 Mar 2018 to the 16 Mar 2018

Mountsorrel Running Weekend
24 Mar 2018 to the 25 Mar 2018

Easter Holiday Trains - Meet Alice in Wonderland
27 Mar 2018 to the 29 Mar 2018

Easter Vintage Festival
30 Mar 2018 to the 02 Apr 2018

Easter Holiday Trains - Meet Alice in Wonderland
03 Apr 2018 to the 05 Apr 2018

Diesel Gala
14 Apr 2018 to the 15 Apr 2018

Peppa & George
05 May 2018 to the 07 May 2018

Goods Galore Gala
12 May 2018 to the 13 May 2018

1940s Wartime Weekend
01 Jun 2018 to the 03 Jun 2018

Diesel Running Friday with 37714
08 Jun 2018 to the 08 Jun 2018

The Model Event
15 Jun 2018 to the 17 Jun 2018

Quorn Swap Meet
24 Jun 2018 to the 24 Jun 2018

Diesel Running Friday with 1705
13 Jul 2018 to the 13 Jul 2018

Mountsorrel Running Weekend
21 Jul 2018 to the 22 Jul 2018

Villains & Superheroes
31 Jul 2018 to the 02 Aug 2018

End of BR Steam Gala - Weekend 1
04 Aug 2018 to the 05 Aug 2018

Villains & Superheroes
07 Aug 2018 to the 09 Aug 2018

End of BR Steam Gala - Weekend 2
11 Aug 2018 to the 12 Aug 2018

PJ Masks
26 Aug 2018 to the 27 Aug 2018

Diesel Gala
07 Sep 2018 to the 09 Sep 2018

Quorn Swap Meet
09 Sep 2018 to the 09 Sep 2018

Beer Festival
20 Sep 2018 to the 23 Sep 2018

Autumn Steam Gala
04 Oct 2018 to the 07 Oct 2018

Halloween Steam & Scream
31 Oct 2018 to the 31 Oct 2018

Bonfire Night
05 Nov 2018 to the 05 Nov 2018

Last Hurrah of the Season
17 Nov 2018 to the 18 Nov 2018

Our next running day

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

BR Standard Class 2 78018 Metro Cammell Diesel Railcar





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