Peppa Pig & George – 4th – 6th May 2019

Peppa Pig is coming to the Great Central Railway!

Come and see Peppa Pig and her brother George May Bank holiday!  These cheeky little piggies are returning to the Great Central Railway and will be making personal appearances at Loughborough. There's lots of fun for all the family with steam train trips, fun fair rides and why not get your face painted.   There will be photo opportunities, so don't forget to bring your camera!

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LOUGHBOROUGH:
See Peppa at – 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm
See George at - 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm & 3.30pm
Photo opportunities with Peppa and George - don’t forget to bring your camera!
Face painting - small additional charge *not available for under 3's

QUORN
Main event car park
Hide and find picture hunt competition - win tickets to another family event (excludes Santa)
Butler Henderson cafe serving light bites and refreshments

ROTHLEY
Funfair rides - pay as you go per ride
Explore the miniature garden railway
Ellis's tea room serving light bites and refreshments

LEICESTER NORTH

Here you can watch the locomotive run-round the train.

Your Train Journey

Start and finish your journey at any one of our 4 stations and hop on and off along the way all day long!
Enjoy a 16 mile return trip behind a steam engine

Join any of our trains at any of our four stations, for a fun packed day for all the family.

TIMETABLE:

We have two steam locomotives and one diesel loco in service throughout the event. Our diesel railcar is also in action on Saturday and Sunday.

The timetables for each day are available below:

 

TRAIN FARES: (short-hop tickets and platform tickets are not available at this event).

Family Ticket: £40 (2 adults & up to 3 children)
£30 (1 adult & up to 3 children)
Adult: £18
Children: £9 (aged 3-16 inclusive)
Under 3s: Free of charge

Registered disabled visitors are charged at the £16. An accompanying registered carer is offered a free complimentary fare.

TICKETS ALLOW UNLIMITED TRAVEL ON ALL TRAINS FOR THE WHOLE DAY AND INCLUDE ALL ENTERTAINMENT EXCEPT THE FUN FAIR AND THE FACE PAINTING

No short hop tickets available between stations. PLATFORM TICKETS AT LOUGHBOROUGH WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE

*Normal discounts apply for members of Friends of Great Central Main Line to buy Privilege rate tickets upon production of membership card.
*HRA passes will not be valid
*Working members of other heritage railways with whom GCR has reciprocal arrangements for reduced fares, will be eligible for Privilege fares upon production of valid working membership cards.
*Same arrangements apply as above for holders of ex British Rail and Train Operating Company passes.

CAR PARKING:

Loughborough:  LE11 1RW. On street parking is available but the surrounding roads will be busy. Many double yellow lines have been added to roads in the area, so parking is increasingly scarce.

Quorn: LE12 8AG.  This is GCR's main car park.

Rothley: LE7 7LD. There is very limited free car parking in the station yard due to the children's funfair and the designated disabled area.

Leicester North: LE4 3BR.  There is limited free car parking on the immediate approach to the station.

All locomotives and attractions appear subject to availability, GCR reserve the right to cancel or amend any service.

Passengers are conveyed by the Company's trains in accordance with the Company's "Conditions of Carriage" (as shown on this website).

Our next running day

This Weekend
Two steam locomotives and one diesel loco are in action this weekend

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