Great Central Railway

This award-winning railway is the UK's only double track, main line heritage railway where full size steam engines can be seen passing each other.

Award Winning

The award-winning Great Central Railway is the UK's only double track, main line heritage railway – and the only place in the world where full size steam engines can be seen passing each other.

20 Steam Locomotives

Boasting over 20 steam locomotives, it houses one of the largest UK collections, including a wide selection of rolling stock and wagons. Great Central operates heritage train services daily during the summer, on every Bank Holiday, and on every weekend during the rest of the year. A first class restaurant car services also serves-up four or six-course meals on journeys between Loughborough and Leicester.

700 Volunteers

With over 30 years experience and 700 volunteers helping a small team of permanent staff, the Great Central is one of the UK’s leading heritage rail networks in regular operation today.

Opening Hours:

Timetables vary throughout the year. Please contact the railway for details.

 
 

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Contact Details

Great Central Railway
Great Central Railway
Great Central Road
Loughborough
Leicestershire LE111RW

Tel: 01509 230726
Fax: (01509) 239791
Website: Click here to Visit

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