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:

See Peppa & George
30 Apr 2016 to the 02 May 2016

Real Ale Train
14 May 2016 to the 14 May 2016

Classic & Vintage Car Weekend
14 May 2016 to the 15 May 2016

Railways at Work Gala
20 May 2016 to the 22 May 2016

1940s Wartime Weekend
03 Jun 2016 to the 05 Jun 2016

The Model Event
17 Jun 2016 to the 19 Jun 2016

50th anniversary of GCR closure - Mini Gala
03 Sep 2016 to the 04 Sep 2016

Sci-fi Weekend - Who's at the Railway?
24 Sep 2016 to the 25 Sep 2016

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

Our next running day

This weekend

Peppa Pig and her brother George visit the railway this weekend.

Two steam locomotives
, one diesel loco, and a DMU are in operation.

6990 Witherslack Hall8F 48624
Class 31 D5830 (Saturday)Class 101 DMU

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Special Events

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