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:

Easter Vintage Festival
19 Apr 2019 to the 22 Apr 2019

Easter Holiday Trains
23 Apr 2019 to the 25 Apr 2019

Mountsorrel Branch Running
24 Apr 2019 to the 24 Apr 2019

Quorn & Woodhouse Station Bus Rally
27 Apr 2019 to the 27 Apr 2019

Fish and Chip Train
27 Apr 2019 to the 27 Apr 2019

Mountsorrel Branch and Main Line Running
28 Apr 2019 to the 28 Apr 2019

Meet Peppa & George
04 May 2019 to the 06 May 2019

Goods Galore Gala
11 May 2019 to the 12 May 2019

Fish and Chip Train
25 May 2019 to the 25 May 2019

1940s Wartime Weekend
31 May 2019 to the 02 Jun 2019

The Model Event
14 Jun 2019 to the 16 Jun 2019

Quorn Swap Meet
23 Jun 2019 to the 23 Jun 2019

Fish and Chip Train
29 Jun 2019 to the 29 Jun 2019

Fish and Chip train
27 Jul 2019 to the 27 Jul 2019

Master Builder LEGO®
06 Aug 2019 to the 08 Aug 2019

Dino Days
13 Aug 2019 to the 15 Aug 2019

Back to School Family Event
24 Aug 2019 to the 26 Aug 2019

Fish and Chip Train
31 Aug 2019 to the 31 Aug 2019

September Diesel Gala
06 Sep 2019 to the 08 Sep 2019

Quorn Swap Meet
08 Sep 2019 to the 08 Sep 2019

Beer Festival
12 Sep 2019 to the 15 Sep 2019

Fish and Chip Train
28 Sep 2019 to the 28 Sep 2019

Autumn Steam Gala
03 Oct 2019 to the 06 Oct 2019

Fish and Chip Train
26 Oct 2019 to the 26 Oct 2019

Halloween Steam & Scream
31 Oct 2019 to the 31 Oct 2019

Bonfire Night
05 Nov 2019 to the 05 Nov 2019

Lash Hurrah of the season
16 Nov 2019 to the 17 Nov 2019

Our next running day

Friday 19th to Monday 22nd April

Two steam locomotives and a diesel loco are in action for our Easter Vintage Festival event.

Special guest Class 14 D9537 is the rostered diesel loco on Saturday and Sunday.

BR Standard Class 5 73156 BR Standard 9F 92214 "Leicester City"
Guest Class 14 D9537 Metro Cammell Diesel Railcar

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