Fish and Chip Trains 2019

Enjoy an early evening fish and chip supper on board a steam train during two round trips of the Great Central Railway on our Fish & Chip Trains.

Fish & Chip trains departs from Loughborough Central at 6.30pm on selected Saturdays.

Newly released:
Diesel Fish and Chip train
- Friday 6th September 2019.

On Friday 6th September 2019, we're running an additional diesel-hauled Fish & Chip train with visiting Clayton D8568.

Details are available on the event page here.

Visiting Clayton D8568


Our Fish and Chip Trains run on selected Saturday evenings in 2019 as follows:

  • Saturday 30th March 2019 (Fully booked)
  • Saturday 27th April 2019 (Fully booked)
  • Saturday 25th May 2019 (Fully booked)
  • Saturday 29th June 2019 (Fully booked)
  • Saturday 27th July 2019 (Fully booked)
  • Saturday 3rd August 2019 (Fully booked)
  • Saturday 31st August 2019 (Fully booked)
  • Saturday 28th September 2019 (Fully booked)
  • Saturday 26th October 2019 (Fully booked)
  • Saturday 9th November 2019 (Fully booked)

How much?

Tickets are only £22* per person and your supper of fish, chips, and mushy peas + 1 tub of ice-cream is included. Don’t forget, it’s two round trips....and £18 is our normal runabout fare.

Pre-booking is essential for this event.

Booking Information...

Due to limited seats on this train, tickets are available for advance internet booking only. Please choose your date carefully when in the ticket system.

There are no concessionary fares. The train departs Loughborough Central at 18.30 and makes two trips to Leicester North, before returning to Loughborough Central at approx. 21.45.

A selection of real ale, other alcoholic beverages and soft drinks are available to purchase on board during your journey.

Less able-bodied passengers, due to the configuration of the coaches, can only be accommodated if they are not confined to a wheelchair.

Passengers are conveyed by the Company's trains in accordance with the Company's "Conditions of Carriage" (as shown on this website). All train services, locomotives, exhibits and other attractions appear subject to availability and are subject to change without prior notice.

Due to how our fish and chips are cooked, unfortunately we are unable to provide a gluten-free alternative.

Are you looking to stay a little longer...? 
There are some Bed & Breakfast establishments well within the reach of the railway click here

Our next running day

This weekend
Two steam locomotives, one diesel loco, and our Diesel Railcar are due to be in action this weekend.

BR Standard Class 2 78018. BR Standard Class 9F 92214 "Leicester City".
Brush Type 4 1705 "Sparrowhawk". Metro Cammell Diesel Railcar.

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