Beer Festival – Thu 10th to Sun 13th September 2020

Great Central Railway's annual beer festival returns for its thirteenth year and is better than ever! Take your taste buds on a sentimental journey at our 4-day beer festival. This year SEVENTY guest beers are on offer, specially selected from different breweries; ciders and perry too.

Trains are running on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, with a variety of both steam and diesel power. Please note there are evening trains running on both Friday & Saturday to help visitors to return to where they'd most like to be!

More details will be published here, closer to the event.

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We are operating steam-hauled passenger trains this weekend 15th and 16th August 2020 (pre-booking is essential).

Our on-train dining services remain suspended at present, but we are reviewing this situation regularly and will be pleased to transfer existing bookings to a future date when dining services resume...
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