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68067 at Loughborough

Steam locomotive 68067 to visit the Great Central Railway – Nottingham

The Great Central Railway - Nottingham has announced that Class J94 No.68067 will be visiting them for their 2019 season. 68067 will be hauling passenger trains throughout the year, however, it is not yet known...

Class 43 locomotive railtour raises over £20,000 for charity

East Midlands Trains has announced that their railtour including 2 Class 43 locomotives and a Class 41 locomotive has raised an incredible amount of money for charity. On Saturday 17 November, the train operator took...
125 Group purchase new coach

125 Group purchases Mk3 coach

The 125 Group has announced that they have purchased an additional Mk3 Coach. The coach is Restaurant First Modular 10202. The kitchen/buffet carriage will be used to support the group's operations at the Great Central Railway...
Army visit the Great Central Railway - Nottingham

281 Squadron – Royal Logistics Corps take part in training exercise at the Great...

The Great Central Railway - Nottingham have announced that they have helped out 281 Squadron - Royal Logistics Corps for a training exercise. The training exercise, Ex Sodor, has been conducted over two weekends at...
New ticket office opens at the Great Central Railway Nottingham

New ticket office opens at the Great Central Railway Nottingham

Over the past few months, the Great Central Railway - Nottingham has seen work being done to create a temporary Booking Office at Ruddington Fields. The aim was to give a focal point for the...
No.567 at Gorton Works, January 1891 // Credit Andrew Horrocks-Taylor

The GCR 567 Locomotive Group (steam locomotive No.567) – Project Information

This week's Project Information looks into the project to recreate a Great Central Railway (GCR) Class 2. Once we've looked at the history of the class, we will then move onto the history and...
2890 & 52322, Rawtenstall, ELR Spring Steam Gala 2018

Steam locomotive No. 2890 set to haul trains on Great Central Railway Nottingham

Hunslet No. 2890 is ready to start hauling trains on Great Central Railway Nottingham (GCRN). When Can You See 2890? The first trains with the Hunslet are scheduled over the Easter holidays, with many visitors coming...
2890 Douglas at Ramsbottom on the East Lancashire Railway

Steam locomotive No. 2890 “Douglas” to visit Great Central Railway Nottingham for 2018

The Great Central Railway Nottingham (GCRN) has announced that Hunslet-class steam locomotive No. 2890 "Douglas" will be operating trains on the line throughout 2018. About Douglas' stay at the GCRN Currently based at the East Lancashire Railway,...
Tornado is set to visit the Midland Railway in Butterley

Tornado to Visit Great Central Railway Nottingham for Weekend

New-build Peppercorn A1 No. 60163 "Tornado" will make a weekend visit to the Great Central Railway Nottingham. In 2017, Tornado has become a star on the mainline, achieving 100mph for the first time since British railways...