New Year’s Eve Celebration

Happy New Year – with the Great Central Railway.

Kiss out the old and wave in the new. Our New Years Eve celebration will blow away the cobwebs and leave you steamed up for the days ahead. Take three steam hauled return trips between Loughborough and Leicester, departing on the 31st of December and arriving back after midnight on the 1st of January!

GCR Cromwell Pullman Launch

You’ll ride in our first class carriages and stewards will serve a six course meal to you. Make it a resolution to join us.

Tickets cost £93 per person.


Choice of:
Luxury Scotch Egg on a bed of dressed Roquette served with Toasted Brioche and Pickle

Cock-a-leekie Soup served with Petit Pain

Leek and Potato soup served with Petit Pain (v)


Royal Highland Haggis, Sour Cream Mash, Mashed Swede and Whisky Sauce

(Vegetarian Haggis is available upon pre-order)


Choice of:
Prime fillet of Highland Beef with all the trimmings

Arbroath Smoked Haddock and Ham Pots served with a Creamy Butter Sauce

Roast Gressingham Duck Breast & Black Cherry Sauce

All served with chef’s selection of vegetables


Choice of:
Steamed Ginger Pudding with Marmalade Sauce & Vanilla Ice Cream


Scottish Trifle with Drambuie sponge


Scottish Cheeseboard


Tea, Coffee and Chocolate Truffles

Vegetarian Choices 

Vegetarian options are also available - please contact us for details. 

Please note, vegetarian choices must be pre-booked.


Call 01509 632323 to make a reservation. Please note, all food choices must be pre-booked when arranging your ticket.

Our next running day

Santa & Winter Wonderlights

Our Santa and Winter Wonderlights begin on Wednesday 1st December.

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