Fish and Chip Trains 2020

Enjoy an early evening fish and chip supper on board a steam train during two round trips of the Great Central Railway on our Fish & Chip Trains.

Fish & Chip trains depart from Loughborough Central Station at 6.30pm on selected Saturdays.

 

Coronavirus
(last update 22nd September 2020):Please note that our Fish & Chip trains currently suspended.Please be assured that we will be happy to transfer existing bookings to a future date to be agreed when services resume. We are grateful for the patience and understanding of our customers during this difficult time for us all.

We are regularly reviewing the situation and look forward to bringing news of a return of our dining services in the future as the situation continues to improve.

 

Dates

Our Fish and Chip Trains run on selected Saturday evenings in 2020 as follows:

  • Saturday 25th July - Postponed.
  • Saturday 15th August - Postponed.
  • Saturday 29th August - Postponed.
  • Saturday 26th September - Postponed.
  • Saturday 24th October - Postponed.
  • Saturday 7th November - Postponed.

How much?

Tickets are only £22* per person and your supper of fish, chips, and mushy peas + 1 tub of ice-cream is included. Don’t forget, it’s two round trips....and £18 is our normal runabout fare.

Pre-booking is essential for this event.

Booking Information...

Due to limited seats on this train, tickets are available for advance internet booking only. Please choose your date carefully when in the ticket system.

There are no concessionary fares. The train departs Loughborough Central at 18.30 and makes two trips to Leicester North, before returning to Loughborough Central at approx. 21.45.

A selection of real ale, other alcoholic beverages and soft drinks are available to purchase on board during your journey.

Less able-bodied passengers, due to the configuration of the coaches, can only be accommodated if they are not confined to a wheelchair.

Passengers are conveyed by the Company's trains in accordance with the Company's "Conditions of Carriage" (as shown on this website). All train services, locomotives, exhibits and other attractions appear subject to availability and are subject to change without prior notice.

Due to how our fish and chips are cooked, unfortunately we are unable to provide a gluten-free alternative.

ACCOMMODATION:
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Our next running day

Due to the new national lockdown from 5th November 2020, our train services are currently suspended.

Customers who have booked for services between 5th November and 2nd December are being contacted regarding their booking.

Our Santa and Winter Wonderlights trains after 2nd December are currently unaffected and expected to go ahead as planned.

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