Pistons & Pumps Festival – Fri 21st to Sun 23rd September 2018

During the GCR Beer Festival, our Pistons & Pumps Festival will also be in full swing at Quorn & Woodhouse station.

With Winter around the corner, we look forward to seeing the Vintage & Classic vehicles from yesteryear for their final outing of the year. Whether steam, car, commercial, tractor or bike, all are welcome at Quorn & Woodhouse station for the three day event. We will have a road run into Quorn village on Saturday afternoon alongside bands on Friday and Saturday nights and the largest selection of guest beers and ciders ever in the Tin Shed Shanty Bar and, for those non-beer lovers, Burleighs will be there with a Gin, Cocktail and Prosecco bar

Entry to the Pistons and Pumps Festival during the day is free with visitor parking on the field car park next to the station and it only costs £5 to enter on the gate (evening music only) but best of all it's FREE to anyone buying a ticket to travel on the steam trains that weekend!

Have you a Vintage or Classic vehicle you would like to bring, book it in at marketing@gcrailway.co.uk as soon as possible,  we are filling up fast.

Tin Shed Shanty Bar opening hours:

Friday       11:00 - 23:00

Saturday  11:00 - 23:00

Sunday      12:00 - 17:00

Opening times:
Thursday - 12pm to 11pm
Friday - 11am to 11pm
Saturday - 11am to 11pm
Sunday - 12pm to 5pm

Live Music
Friday night from 7pm - Coopers' Last Stand
Saturday afternoon - quiet
Saturday from 7pm - Ska-Amanga.
Sunday - quiet

From 12pm on Friday, Saturday & Sunday until late there will be curry and hog roast.  Butler-Henderson café will also be open from 10am to 4pm for homemade sandwiches, hot food, cakes and drinks.

With live music, hot food on offer and a Burleighs' Gin, Cocktails and Prosecco bar it’s set to be a great weekend.  CHEERS!


Our next running day

This weekend
Two steam locomotives and our diesel railcar are in service this weekend

A third steam locomotive can also be seen passing by on staff training duties.

6990 "Witherslack Hall" Stanier Class 5 45305 "Alderman A.E. Draper"
Metro Cammell Diesel Railcar Fowler 3F 47406 (Staff training duties)

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