Special Events

In addition to its normal train services the Great Central Railway provides a series of themed galas and events for the enthusiast and family alike. Details will be posted on these pages nearer to the event.

Santa Steam Trains
01 Dec 2021 to the

Winter Wonderlights 2021
01 Dec 2021 to the 24 Dec 2021

Night Rider - New Year's Eve
31 Dec 2021 to the 01 Jan 2022

East Coast Mainline Weekend
15 Jan 2022 to the 16 Jan 2022

Winter Steam Gala
28 Jan 2022 to the 30 Jan 2022

Railways at Work Gala
19 Mar 2022 to the 20 Mar 2022

16mm & Model Engineers Weekend
26 Mar 2022 to the 27 Mar 2022

Easter Vintage Festival
15 Apr 2022 to the 18 Apr 2022

Easter Animal Fun
19 Apr 2022 to the 21 Apr 2022

1940s Weekend
02 Jun 2022 to the 05 Jun 2022

Our next running day

Santa & Winter Wonderlights

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

Our appeals

Reunification appeal - Reuniting the two halves of the Great Central Railway

Locomotive Shed Appeal
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Special Events

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