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.

Autumn Steam Gala
30 Sep 2021 to the 03 Oct 2021

Heritage Bus Rally
09 Oct 2021 to the 09 Oct 2021

Class 45 Running Day with D123
22 Oct 2021 to the 22 Oct 2021

Bonfire Night
05 Nov 2021 to the 05 Nov 2021

Santa Steam Trains
27 Nov 2021 to the

Winter Wonderlights 2021
04 Dec 2021 to the 24 Dec 2021

Our next running day

Passenger trains are running every weekend, and on certain weekdays.

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