News

22/07/2021

The locomotive roster for the 2021 season is now available on the Timetable & Fares page.

21/07/2021

Following the government's recent decision's regarding covid-19 legislation, and the easing of restrictions, we are pleased to announce that our standard train tickets are once again valid for all-day travel.

Any passengers who have already pre-booked their standard tickets for upcoming trains will also be able to travel all day on the date specified on their ticket, not just the specific departure time indicated.

In light of this announcement, journey's can now also begin at any of our stations - although Market Bosworth is currently still closed, but will be reopening very soon - watch this space!

We would like to remind all our customers that our cleaning policies and other "covid-19 safe" systems are still in place, and we would encourage the use of masks still in crowded areas and in our open coaches.

We hope to welcome you on-board again soon...

18/07/2021

Why not treat yourself to a roast dinner with a difference?

On Sunday 25th July we will be offering something new on the menu for one day only from our on board griddle car... "Carvery‐on-Crompton", celebrating the classic English roast dinner whilst riding behind our heritage diesel class 33 locomotive. Enjoy a giant Yorkshire pudding, full of roast chicken, English beef, roast potatoes, stuffing, seasonal vegetables and accompanied with lashings of hot gravy.

Just £7.95 per person, bookable in advance to guarantee your meal, and limited availability on the day.

Standard train fare tickets must be bought in addition to the meal tickets. Served on the 12:30, 14:00 and 15:30 departures.

Book online or call our office on 01827 880754 on Tuesday or Friday.

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17/07/2021

Today we have transitioned fully to our new design website. We hope you enjoy the fresh new feel, with integrated shop and booking system. If you have any queries or suggestions regarding the new site, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

In the meantime, we would like to announce our shop on platform 2 at Shackerstone is now selling a range of ice cream's which are incredibly welcome in the hot weather.

14/07/2021

Our heritage diesel railcar is out today, and this weekends locomotive is GWR 6989 Wightwick Hall (Steam locomotive)

09/07/2021

This weekends roster is as follows:

Saturday 10th July - Heritage Diesel Railcar

Sunday 11th July - Class 33, 33201

07/07/2021

Our new website has now been launched. Initially used only as an online shop, our main website is now transitioning onto this new platform (no pun intended!). Keep checking back to see further updates.