There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 1st May 2021 using the Reopening Timetable
78018 by Trevor Feltham

The Spring Steam Gala will be going ahead 8 – 10 March and today we were pleased to announce the locomotive line-up, which includes a number of old favourites and special guests!

Locos confirmed so far:

  • 78018, appearing courtesy of the Great Central Railway, Darlingtopn Railway Preservation Society (owner) and Loughborough Standard Locomotives Group (custodian).
  • BR Standard 4 Tank 80097 (official launch into service)
  • BR Standard Tank 80080, courtesy of PRCLT, first return to traffic following overhaul
  • 34092
  • 45407
  • 52322
  • 2890
  • 32 Gothenburg

Stay tuned for more information as and when it becomes available!

Picture by Trevor Feltham via the GCR Website.

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