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:

1940s Wartime Weekend
03 Jun 2016 to the 05 Jun 2016

The Model Event
17 Jun 2016 to the 19 Jun 2016

Swap Meet
26 Jun 2016 to the 26 Jun 2016

Classic Commercial Vehicle Weekend
16 Jul 2016 to the 17 Jul 2016

50th anniversary of GCR closure - Mini Gala
03 Sep 2016 to the 04 Sep 2016

Beer Festival
15 Sep 2016 to the 18 Sep 2016

Sci-fi Weekend - Who's at the Railway?
24 Sep 2016 to the 25 Sep 2016

Autumn Steam Gala – Thurs 6 to Sun 9 Oct
06 Oct 2016 to the 09 Oct 2016

Our next running day

This weekend Two steam locomotives and one diesel loco operating on Saturday and Sunday.

Three steam locos feature in a busy Bank Holiday timetable.

777 Sir Lamiel 6990 "Witherslack Hall"
Class 31 D5830

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Special Events

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