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Great Central Railway

Great Central Road | Great Central Road, Loughborough LE11 1RW, England
+44 1509 632323
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South Yorkshireman dining train.

Travelled with my partner on the South Yorkshireman dining train on February 17th. It was superb... read more

Reviewed today
daveluc1
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Derbyshire, England
Amazing steam train driving experience!

My wife and I have just spent an amazing day at the wonderful Great Central Railway heritage... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
MussieMalc
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Great Central Road | Great Central Road, Loughborough LE11 1RW, England
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Reviewed today

Travelled with my partner on the South Yorkshireman dining train on February 17th. It was superb. Before I retired I travelled a lot on business and have stayed in many top class hotels, but I can honestly say I have never had food as good...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I have just spent an amazing day at the wonderful Great Central Railway heritage railway. My wife treated me to a steam train driving experience which was truly memorable! We arrived first thing in the morning to be met by our host...More

Thank MussieMalc
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this railway for the annual steam gala event. It is always good value. There is no car park, you have to park on the road and when events are on there isn't many spaces so get there early or be ready to walk...More

Thank cameradave
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dint think it was worth the money we paid was not a lot to do chase Marshall was 1 hour late the fun fair if that’s wot u can call it was rubbish online made it out to be better than it was when we...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the Paw Patrol day. In spite of the rain, wind and sleet, my 3 grandsons had a great day with steam rides, including a footplate visit, pictures with Chase and Marshal. The all-day breakfast is definitely to be recommende, high quality well-cooked...More

Thank jcwallace
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really love this railway experience but if today was the first time we had visited I would not have been impressed. The half term special with the Paw Patrol characters is not very well organised, eg the activity to hunt for the character clues...More

Thank Jane A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After an enjoyable visit in 2017 I traveled back to spend two days at the Winter Gala. The weather was - well - winterrey!! The train service ran perfectly apart from one situation that the railway recovered very well from. There was good access for...More

Thank Keith D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and Nephew travelled on Saturday 3rd February. We enjoyed riding behind the guest locos still on hire to railway and the Jinty which was used instead of diesel. The only grumble was all the coaches we travelled on were soooo cold. We was so...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a drizzly and damp Saturday afternoon, we visited Great Central Railway with the grandchildren. We have been before, and I had the good fortune to be able to drive on of the steam engines which set expectations. The dedicated team are doing a magnificent...More

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Great Central puts on a superb Winter Steam Gala every year - and this year's one was well up to standard. Two visiting locomotives that had been brought in at great expense (one from Lancashire, the other from East Anglia) to add to the...More

Thank Bob E
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Wilde32
18 December 2017|
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Response from Attic-Mole57 | Reviewed this property |
No,I didn't see any pullman carriages or at least the one we had was not one.I don't know if they have them there.
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Steve R
8 December 2017|
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Response from Helenpd85 | Reviewed this property |
They do the lunches most weekends, it just happened to be the beer festival at the time
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avidtraveller13
20 August 2017|
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Response from Attic-Mole57 | Reviewed this property |
It took 2 return trips from Loughborough to Leicester North for us to have a 3 course meal but I don't think you would be on the dinning train if only going one way.These seats are booked well in advance .
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