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:

Swap Meet
12 Mar 2017 to the 12 Mar 2017

Spring Diesel Gala
18 Mar 2017 to the 19 Mar 2017

Easter Holiday Trains - Week 1
11 Apr 2017 to the 13 Apr 2017

Easter Vintage Festival
14 Apr 2017 to the 17 Apr 2017

Easter Holiday Trains - Week 2
18 Apr 2017 to the 20 Apr 2017

The Model Event 2017
16 Jun 2017 to the 18 Jun 2017

Our next running day

This Weekend
Two steam locomotives and our award-winning DMU in service this weekend.

Ivatt 2MT 46521 3F 47406
Class 101 DMU

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