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Heritage Railways


Gala Events



November 2023

Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 November

Great Central Railway

‘Last Hurrah Gala’

Starring the home fleet of locomotives and an intensive timetable will operate. The timetable will see freight and passenger services as well as a railcar service to the Mountsorrel branch on Saturday only.

Locomotives Intended to Run:

Home Fleet:

Five steam locomotives to be operating:

Modified Hall 6990 ‘Witherslack Hall, Standard 9F 92214, Standard 5 73156, LMS 8F 48305 and Standard 2 78019

Visiting Locos:

Heritage diesel locomotive Class 37 D6700 (from NRM)

BR Derby Lightweight Railcar - 'Iris' (from Ecclesbourne Valley Railway)

1903 North Eastern Railway Electric Autocar 3170

Timetable: Intensive timetable (details awaited)

Prices (online advanced): Adult Runabout: £27. Child Runabout: £15

Society Member: £19

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