Trains 21st & 22nd July 2018

DMU at Nunckley Hill

Once again the Great Central Railway will be running trains from their main line onto the Mountsorrel branch line. Their Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) will be running a circular route stopping at Quorn, Nunckley Hill, Mountsorrel, Rothley and then back to Quorn.

It is over a year since trains last ran onto the GCR main line so make a note in your diary. Continue reading Trains 21st & 22nd July 2018

Steam Trains 24th & 25th March 2018

Heritage centre banner image

The Great Central Railway will be running steam trains along the Mountsorrel Railway over the weekend of March 24th & 25th. This is the first time steam passenger trains have run since the opening of the line back in 2015 and it is the only confirmed steam weekend for this year, so don’t miss it! Trains are running along the branch line only, there is no through running from GCR main line stations. Continue reading Steam Trains 24th & 25th March 2018

Trains Running: 21st and 22nd October

DMU at Nunckley Hill

We are pleased to announce that the GCR will again be running their DMU on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd October. Ticket prices are £5 for adults, £3 for children available in advance from the GCR. Continue reading Trains Running: 21st and 22nd October

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