Special Services

The Great Central Railway is much more than a heritage railway. It is able to provide services to commercial and corporate clients in a variety of areas.

The double track line, approved for running at 65mph with steam traction and 75mph for diesel traction, is the ideal venue for vehicle testing and staff training.

The whole railway is suitable for training purposes in a wide variety of railway related activities.

With its period atmosphere it is an ideal venue for filming for both educational and entertainment use.

Off the railway Lovatt House provides the ideal location for training, conferences and entertainment for commercial and corporate clients.

Our next running day

This Weekend
Two steam locomotives and one diesel loco in service this weekend.

9F 92214 "Leicester City" 6990 "Witherslack Hall"
Sulzer Type 2 D5185

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