GCR Diesel Gala 9/10 September

DMU at Nunckley

The GCR will be running trains along the Mountsorrel Branch line during their forthcoming diesel gala weekend. Only day runabout tickets will be available at a cost of: adult £18, and child £10. Continue reading GCR Diesel Gala 9/10 September

Through Trains Video

Granite Wagons

An excellent day with lots of passengers on the trains, our first day of shunting demonstrations and a steady stream of youngsters trying their hand at driving our miniature trains. A quick thank you to all the volunteers for marshalling the site running the attractions.

GCR’s through trains 22/23 July

DMU at Nunckley

What makes this weekend so special? It is the first time ever that visitors will be able to catch a train at one of the GCR stations and ride through to the heritage centre and Mountsorrel stations, or vice versa. Although it was the aim of its builders in 1860… Continue reading GCR’s through trains 22/23 July

Through Trains to Mountsorrel: 22/23rd July 2017

DMU at Nunckley

The award winning Leicestershire heritage line is well known for transporting thousands of families between Loughborough, Quorn and Woodhouse, Rothley and Leicester North stations. Now, for the first time, it can say ‘all change for Mountsorrel’. Continue reading Through Trains to Mountsorrel: 22/23rd July 2017

DMU weekend 25/26 Mar 2017

DMU at Nunckley

It was lovely to see so many families enjoying the sunshine and taking the opportunity to ride the train.

Up on the patio Charlie’s Favourite Sausage Baps were on sale as were photo-books commemorating his visit back in January. Author Stephen Done was also on hand signing copies his new murder mystery novel, “The Mountsorrel Mystery“. Continue reading DMU weekend 25/26 Mar 2017

Train Running Weekend: 25th and 26th March

DMU at Nunckley Hill

We are pleased to announce that the GCR will again be running their DMU on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th March. Tickets are only available on-line or cash-only on the day. Continue reading Train Running Weekend: 25th and 26th March

October Trains: Pictures and Video

DMU at Nunckley Hill

The weekend of the 22nd/23rd October was our last running weekend of the year. We hope you all enjoyed the Great Central Railway’s DMU train running along the branch line. Continue reading October Trains: Pictures and Video

Trains Running: 22nd and 23rd October

DMU at Nunckley Hill

Following on from August’s successful train days, the GCR will again be running their DMU on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd October. Continue reading Trains Running: 22nd and 23rd October

August trains: Pictures and Video

Nunckley Hill from the trail

We hope you all enjoyed our Diesel weekend and that the odd shower didn’t spoil your enjoyment. Below are a few photos and a video we took over the weekend. Continue reading August trains: Pictures and Video

Weekend Trains

Trains running poster

Have you ordered your tickets yet via the GCR website (Mountsorrel Running Weekend)? Remember that train tickets purchased on the day are CASH ONLY. This weekend, August 20th and 21st, are the only confirmed dates where you can ride the Mountsorrel Railway, so make sure you don’t miss out. Continue reading Weekend Trains