Fish and Chip Trains 2020

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 depart from Loughborough Central Station at 6.30pm on selected Saturdays.

 

Coronavirus
(last update 22nd July 2020):Please note that all on-train dining services are currently suspended.

Please be assured that we will be happy to transfer existing bookings to a future date to be agreed when services resume. We are grateful for the patience and understanding of our customers during this difficult time for us all.

We are regularly reviewing the situation and look forward to bringing news of a return of our dining services in the future as the situation continues to improve.

 

Dates

Our Fish and Chip Trains run on selected Saturday evenings in 2020 as follows:

  • Saturday 25th July - Postponed.
  • Saturday 15th August - Postponed.
  • Saturday 29th August - Postponed.
  • Saturday 26th September - Under review.
  • Saturday 24th October - Under review.
  • Saturday 7th November - Under review.

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.

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Our next running day



We are operating steam-hauled passenger trains this weekend 15th and 16th August 2020 (pre-booking is essential).

Our on-train dining services remain suspended at present, but we are reviewing this situation regularly and will be pleased to transfer existing bookings to a future date when dining services resume...
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