Special Events

In additon to its normal train services the Great Central Railway provides a series of themed galas and events for the enthusisast and family alike. Details will be posted on these pages nearer to the event. Those planned in the coming months are as follows:

Steam Punk Weekend
04 Jul 2020 to the 05 Jul 2020

September Diesel Gala
04 Sep 2020 to the 06 Sep 2020

Quorn Swap Meet
06 Sep 2020 to the 06 Sep 2020

Beer Festival
10 Sep 2020 to the 13 Sep 2020

Autumn Steam Gala
01 Oct 2020 to the 04 Oct 2020

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All train services are currently suspended until further notice.

We are regularly monitoring the situation and the latest advice, and will be updating our website at least daily...
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