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Great Central Railway General Matters

Discussion in 'Heritage Railways & Centres in the UK' started by Reading General, Nov 11, 2017.

  1. Jamessquared

    Jamessquared Nat Pres stalwart

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    Reputable railways have often done it ;)

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    Here is another locomotive emerging from the GCR engine shed....
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    Boscastle going to Quorn for display to celebrate 50 years since it arrived on the GCR back in Jan 1973. Of course it was running from 1992 to 2000.
    There is an intensive timetable for this Winter Gala, the first of several 50th Anniversary events.
    Details on the GCR website.
     
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    ilvaporista Part of the furniture

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    Lots of action at Quorn for the first day of the Winter Gala. The visiting locomotives are very popular.
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    An interesting item from the GCR website. This will be a good opportunity to gauge how successful the GCR will be in gaining the next generation of volunteers. It should provide a busy railway without the crowds of a Gala.

    Firing School Weekend
    On the 18th and 19th February we are holding our Firing Training Weekend.[​IMG]
    At the GCR we are always working hard to train the next generation of volunteers to keep trains moving for generations to come.

    Across the weekend we are running a number additional goods and empty passenger trains as our trainees work to qualify under the guidance of our trainers and inspectors. Look out for these special trains at Loughborough, Quorn and around Swithland Sidings throughout the weekend.

    The 3:45 Loughborough service will also be Double Headed.

    Interested in Volunteering? Maybe you could be on our next training weekend!
     
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