Great Central Railway – Nottingham

Ten mile mainline steam and diesel railway situated next to Rushcliffe Country Park. Classic transport, model and miniature railways.


  • Parking
  • Gift Shop
  • Refreshments
  • Part Disabled Access

Full Description

The railway (Nottingham) offers 10 miles of heritage railway running through the beautiful scenery of South Nottinghamshire and North-West Leicestershire.

Services are pulled by heritage Steam and Diesel locomotives, re-creating the experience of train travel from a time when it was more than just a means to get from one place to another, and is a great experience for all the family. Come and enjoy a day with us!

Contact & Location

Operator:GCR (N) Ltd
Address:Mere Way
Nottinghamshire NG11 6JS
Contacts: 0115 940 5705
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Open days:11-12 & 18-19 Feb. Sat-Sun & BHol Apr-3 Sep, Sun 10 Sep-Oct. Santas Sat-Sun 26 Nov-24 Dec.
By Bus:NCT 10, Kinch9
By Rail: Nottingham / 5.00 miles

Upcoming Events

10 Jun- English Electric Running Day (STC)

01 Jul-02 Jul 2017 Summer Diesel Extravaganza

16 Jul- Nottingham Area Bus Society Gathering & Running Day

29 Jul-30 Jul 2017 Model Rail Extravaganza

Saturday is diesel running day & Sunday is steam running day.

13 Aug- Stewart Classic Vehicle Register Summer Gathering

The annual gathering of classic cars from years gone by when driving was more of a pleasure than a necessity,…

This entry was last updated on 7th February 2017