The Storming Stanier with 45305 – Friday 6th November 2020 – Postponed

An evening with Stanier Class 5 45305 on Friday 6th November 2020, with the popular "Black 5" hauling two non-stop trips of the line.

National "lockdown" from 5th November to 2nd December 2020
Following the Prime Minister's announcement of a new national lockdown beginning on 5th November, our Storming Stanier event is postponed.Customers who have booked online for this event will be contacted by e-mail before the close of business on Monday 2nd November with options regarding their booking.Thank you for your support during these difficult times and we look forward to welcoming you back to the railway soon as the situation improves.


Not had chance to get much haulage behind this stunning locomotive…? Now is your chance!


What's on offer:

  • Two full round-trips of the line, departing from Loughborough Central (LE11 1RW).
  • The first departure is at 19:00, with the second trip at 20:20.
  • The train is due to be non-stop between Loughborough and Leicester North in both directions.
  • Each order is for tickets within a private compartment.



Ticket prices

Tickets for the evening are priced at £18 per person. Tickets include both round trips, beginning at 19:00 from Loughborough Central.

A portion of Fish & Chips is available as an add-on option for £7.50, during the booking process.

Tickets are delivered by e-mail for printing at home, or display on a mobile device.



Social distancing

Each order is for seats within a private compartment, with a maximum of six people per order. All members of the group should be from the same family/social bubble.



"A journey begins from Quorn & Woodhouse... Stanier Class 5 45305 makes a spirited departure with a southbound passenger train."
Photo © Alan Weaver.


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