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:

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

Real Ale Train
15 Oct 2016 to the 15 Oct 2016

See Chase & Marshall from PAW Patrol
18 Oct 2016 to the 20 Oct 2016

Mountsorrel Running Weekend
22 Oct 2016 to the 23 Oct 2016

Halloween Steam & Scream
31 Oct 2016 to the 31 Oct 2016

Bonfire Night
04 Nov 2016 to the 04 Nov 2016

Last Hurrah of the Season
19 Nov 2016 to the 20 Nov 2016

Santa Steam Trains
26 Nov 2016 to the 26 Nov 2016

Our next running day

This Weekend

Two steam locomotives and one diesel loco operating this weekend.

6990 "Witherslack Hall" 8F 48624
Class 37 37714

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