End of BR Steam Gala – 4th/5th & 11th/12th August 2018

The only place to travel behind 70013 "Oliver Cromwell" on the 50th anniversary of the final steam hauled service on British Rail.

50 years ago, the final steam hauled services operated on British Railways, culminating in the "Fifteen Guinea Special" as it became known.

A major part of this railtour was hauled by 70013 "Oliver Cromwell", and we're delighted to present that very locomotive in a unique gala event over two weekends to recreate the memories of those last days of steam in 1968.

Save the dates:
Weekend 1:
Saturday 4th
& Sunday 5th August 2018

Weekend 2:
Saturday 11th
& Sunday 12th August 2018.

Tickets will be available for individual days or multiple days and will be available to purchase online and on the day.


· Recreation of events during the final two weekend of BR steam.

· Fifteen Guinea Special recreation on 11th and 12th August.

· Busy passenger timetable.

· Prototypical goods trains


More details will be available very soon - please check back soon for the latest information.



We'll be presenting a very strong lineup of locomotives in addition to 70013 Oliver Cromwell which will be confirmed soon.

We are hopeful that the event will feature two popular locos which are currently under overhaul - detail soon.

70013 "Oliver Cromwell" BR Standard 5 73156

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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