1. East Midlands
  2. Leicestershire
  3. Loughborough

Attraction Information

Full steam ahead to the Great Central Railway! Take a ride on a steam powered railway where vintage locomotives whizz through the Leicestershire countryside.

Enjoy panoramic views from comfortable carriages whilst feeling like a time traveller. Built in the late 19th-century, this railway is a historic attraction your family has to visit. Not only are the trains amazing, but the location is too. Walk along the station like former passengers would have done over one hundred years ago. There’s plenty to keep the family busy, such as a museum, gift shop, and a train emporium.

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The only double tracked mainline heritage railway in the Uk

Family Time at its best

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Facilities

  • TOILETS iconToilets
  • GIFT_SHOP iconGift Shop
  • ONSITE_PARKING iconOnsite Parking
  • ACCESSIBLE_TOILETS iconAccessible Toilets
  • BABY_CHANGING iconBaby Changing
  • FOOD_AVAILABLE iconFood Available
  • WHEELCHAIR_FRIENDLY iconWheelchair Friendly
  • DOG_FRIENDLY iconDog Friendly
  • PUSHCHAIR_FRIENDLY iconPushchair Friendly
  • CARD_PAYMENTS_ACCEPTED iconCard Payments Accepted
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Opening Times

Regular Times
  • Monday, Open 24 hours
  • Tuesday, Open 24 hours
  • Wednesday, Open 24 hours
  • Thursday, Open 24 hours
  • Friday, Open 24 hours
  • Saturday, Open 24 hours
  • Sunday, Open 24 hours

We operate every weekend and some midweeks during the summer and during school holidays. Check our website for details of timetables and special events

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Pricing & Tickets

General Admission
  • Child (3-14) : £12.00
  • Adult (15-18+) : £22.00

Our standard prices are for a runabout all day travel ticket. Family tickets are also available. Full details on our website.

During AUGUST 2023 Kids go for a Quid.

Up to 3 £1.00 tickets can be purchased with every adult ticket

Book in advance for cheapest tickets

Find other attractions similar to Great Central Railway by visiting our attraction tickets section.

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Plan Your Visit

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FAQs

Yes there is parking.

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Contact Details

Great Central Road
Loughborough,
Leicestershire
LE11 1RW
England

We have four stations, start your visit at any of them: Leicester North, Rothley, Quorn & Woodhouse, Loughborough Central

Tel: 01509632323

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