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.

Following the announcement on 22nd February of the roadmap for the country's exit from lockdown, we will be publishing details of our event calendar in the coming days.

Villains and Superheroes
03 Aug 2021 to the 05 Aug 2021

Classic and Vintage Vehicle Festival
07 Aug 2021 to the 08 Aug 2021

Railways At Work Gala
14 Aug 2021 to the 15 Aug 2021

Animal Fun
17 Aug 2021 to the 19 Aug 2021

Class 37 Running Friday
20 Aug 2021 to the 20 Aug 2021

September Diesel Gala
03 Sep 2021 to the 05 Sep 2021

Quorn Swap Meet
05 Sep 2021 to the 05 Sep 2021

1940s Wartime Weekend
10 Sep 2021 to the 12 Sep 2021

1940s Wartime Weekend
10 Sep 2021 to the 12 Sep 2021

Autumn Steam Gala
30 Sep 2021 to the 03 Oct 2021

Heritage Bus Rally
09 Oct 2021 to the 09 Oct 2021

Our next running day

Passenger trains are running regularly again, with trains every weekend and on selected weekdays following the relaxation of restrictions.

Our appeals

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

Locomotive Shed Appeal
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Special Events

This is a selection of our special events, to see the full list, click here