Fish and Chip Trains 2021

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 evenings.

 

Coronavirus
(last update 10th May 2021): Our Fish & Chip trains are planned to return shortly subject to the continued relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions.

 

Dates

Our Fish and Chip Trains run on selected evenings in 2021 as follows:

  • Saturday 24th July - Fully booked.
  • Saturday 7th August - Fully booked.
  • Saturday 18th September - Fully booked.
  • Saturday 16th October - Fully booked.

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...

Our Fish & Chip trains are now fully booked, but we are hopeful of adding more dates soon. Please check back soon for the latest information.

Trains prior to 19th July will use compartment stock, and we plan to use open coaches thereafter, following the scheduled relaxation of restrictions.

 

 

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.

 


 

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