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:

LOROS, Charity Walk
01 Oct 2017 to the 01 Oct 2017

Autumn Steam Gala
05 Oct 2017 to the 08 Oct 2017

Real Ale Train
14 Oct 2017 to the 14 Oct 2017

Mountsorrel Branch weekend
21 Oct 2017 to the 22 Oct 2017

Halloween Steam & Scream
31 Oct 2017 to the 31 Oct 2017

Bonfire Night
03 Nov 2017 to the 03 Nov 2017

Last Hurrah of the season
18 Nov 2017 to the 19 Nov 2017

Santa Steam Trains 2017
25 Nov 2017 to the 24 Dec 2017

Our next running day

This Wednesday
One steam locomotive and our diesel railcar are in service this Wednesday.

Locomotive roster to be announced.
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Special Events

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