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:

Mountsorrel Branch and TPO running days
22 Jul 2017 to the 23 Jul 2017

Villains and Superheroes
25 Jul 2017 to the 27 Jul 2017

Villains and Superheroes
01 Aug 2017 to the 03 Aug 2017

Summer Vehicle Fest
05 Aug 2017 to the 06 Aug 2017

Villains and Superheroes
08 Aug 2017 to the 10 Aug 2017

Diesel Gala
09 Sep 2017 to the 10 Sep 2017

Beer Festival
14 Sep 2017 to the 17 Sep 2017

Autumn Steam Gala
05 Oct 2017 to the 08 Oct 2017

Our next running day

This Weekend
Three steam locomotives and one diesel loco are in service on our main line as our diesel railcar also operates the first services from our main line to Mountsorrel from Quorn & Woodhouse.

9F 92214 "Leicester City" King Arthur Class 777 "Sir Lamiel"
Ivatt Class 2 46521 BRCW Type 3 (Class 33) D6535
Metro Cammell Class 101 Diesel Railcar

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