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GCR Last Hurrah Gala - 20/21 November 2021

Discussion in 'Galas and Events' started by Johann Marsbar, Oct 8, 2021.

  1. Johann Marsbar

    Johann Marsbar Well-Known Member

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    Confirmation of this event has now appeared on the GCR website...
    https://www.gcrailway.co.uk/special-events/last-hurrah-of-the-season/
     
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    Some more details from the GCR Website......

    Visitors can expect:[​IMG]

    • 6 steam locomotives!
    • A very busy timetable with frequent passenger service.
    • 1 diesel loco each day.
    • Double-headed trains.
    • Goods trains.
    • Twilight express.
    • Saturday night Fish & Chip Train
     
  4. neildimmer

    neildimmer Resident of Nat Pres

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    still not able to book yet

    Neil
     
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    Event now available to book on the webpage. The full roster is yet to be confirmed. 6 of the steam fleet (6990, 73156, 78018, 46521, 48305, 92214 and 68067 to choose from), the green DMU and a diesel locomotive each day.

    Did see something on the new GCR diesel group on Facebook that D8098 is provisionally pencilled in for Saturday and D123 on Sunday. But check back on the website at a later date for the full line up.
     
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    neildimmer Resident of Nat Pres

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    Just bought my ticket this morning, also tickets for Winter gala also on sale

    Neil
     
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    Website updated this morning to state the timetables are due to be uploaded this evening. Will send links when they are uploaded depending whether someone else beats me to it.

    D8098 is rostered for Saturday and D123 on Sunday as now confirmed.
     
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    There will be a Windcutter Information/Sales stand at the Rothley C & W workshop during the weekend.
     
  10. neildimmer

    neildimmer Resident of Nat Pres

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    Went down to the GCR 'Last Hurrah' Gala yesterday, spent about 5 hours there and travelled behind 5 of the steam locos, 6990,92214,68067,48305 & 73156
    https://tinyurl.com/b7s2u887
    Neil
     

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