June Passenger Trains 2019

We are running steam trains every Saturday and Sunday, and also every Wednesday in June 2019!

Enjoy a journey through the beautiful Leicestershire countryside with us. Details of our timetable and fares are listed below.

On-train refreshments

Look out for the Griddle Car on the timetable above (shown with a plate and fork symbol) for a range of hot meals and snacks on our main steam service.

 


Timetables

Sunday 30th June - Main line and Mountsorrel Branch running:

In addition to our main line trains, we are operating a diesel railcar service on the Mountsorrel Branch on Sunday 30th June.

Further details and fares for this service are available on the event page here.

The combined timetable is also available for download for all trains on the day:

A slightly revised version has been published with the 11:02 Diesel Railcar departure from Rothley now returning directly to Quorn & Woodhouse and Loughborough, and not pausing the in the loop at Swithland Sidings.

 


Locomotive roster for Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th June 2019

 

We have two steam locomotives and one diesel loco in action on all weekend, and our diesel railcar is also in action on Sunday.

9F 92214 "Leicester City" Stanier 8F 48624
Class 37 37714 "Cardiff Canton" Metro Cammell Diesel Railcar
(Mountsorrel Branch trains on Sunday only)

Please note that locomotive allocations are subject to change.

 


GCR Main Line Fares

Our best value "off peak" day fares from Loughborough Central are shown below. Similar fares are applicable from our other stations.

Please note that standard or special fares and other terms and conditions apply on special event and gala days which are marked in yellow on the timetable, or other dates as advertised.

 £ Adult     Child    
Day runabout  (see Notes 1 & 2) £18.00 £9.00
Day return Quorn £7.00 £4.00
..        ..     Rothley £12.00 £6.00
..        ..     Leicester (see Notes 1 & 2)     £16.00 £8.00
Single Quorn £4.00 £2.00
..        Rothley £7.00 £4.00
..        Leicester £9.00 £5.00
Family runabout (1A + 3C)       (see Notes 1 & 2) £30.00
Family runabout (2A + 3C)   (see Notes 1 & 2) £40.00

Notes

1. Day returns to Leicester at £16 adults (no senior concession) and children £8 are available after 2.30 pm. These tickets can be used as runabouts, without restriction.

2. After 2.30pm, family tickets may be sold for a £5 discount on the fares shown.

3. Registered disabled visitors are charged at the £16 day return to Leicester rate; these tickets can be used as runabouts without time restriction. An accompanying registered carer is offered a free complimentary fare.

4. Friends of Great Central Main Line members are entitled (upon production of current valid membership card) to reduced Privilege runabout fares of £10 (£6 child).

5. The above fares structure may be suspended for special events.

6. Children's fares apply to those aged 16 or under; children under age 3 travel free (except at certain special events).

7. Dogs, cycles and large items of luggage are a flat fare of £2.

8. Students (on production of a valid NUS card) may travel at the £16 day return to Leicester rate; these tickets can be used as runabouts without time restriction.

9. For visitors with Heritage Railway Association passes, Privilege rate fares apply as per Note 4. above (on production of a valid membership card); this concession will NOT apply for certain special event days.

10. Our standard adult runabout fare (valid on all advertised services with standard class accommodation, except reservation only services (including Santa trains)) is £40 - this is valid for use on one day only during the 31 days from date of issue.

For fares for Group Bookings please contact the Booking Office on 01509 632 323

For a full list of our conditions of carriage, click here

While every effort will be made to maintain services, we do not guarantee that trains will arrive/ depart at the times stated. We reserve the right to alter or suspend any train or attraction without notice. No liability for any loss, inconvenience or delay can be accepted.
All railway locomotives release, on occasions, oily deposits into the atmosphere, including cinders from steam locos. We regret that we cannot take responsibility for damage to visitors’ clothing, vehicles or other personal belongings caused by these occurrences.

Our next running day

This weekend
Two steam locomotives, one diesel loco, and our Diesel Railcar are due to be in action this weekend.

BR Standard Class 2 78018. BR Standard Class 9F 92214 "Leicester City".
Brush Type 4 1705 "Sparrowhawk". Metro Cammell Diesel Railcar.

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