October 19 @ 10:00 - 17:00
An event every day that begins at 10:00, repeating until 20th October 2019
Passenger services running from 10:00 until 16:00
Demonstration freight trains including shunting at Pitsford Sidings – so why not take a walk along the line on the Brampton Valley Way and see the action?
We shunting will be taking place at the northern end of the under construction extension works, including the under Bridge 11 & Boughton Platform there is a lot of new work to see and chat to the volunteer working members about!
At Pitsford & Brampton station there will be behind the scenes shed tours, where you can see the restoration of the N-LR and privately owned vehicles.
Locomotives scheduled to be used are:
Roberts, Stephenson and Hawthorne 0-4-0 saddle tank Eustace Forth– see Eustace Forth stock page
Hawthorne Leslie 0-4-0ST No. 3718 ex-Swanscombe ‘Associated Portland Cement Company No.4’ – A recently arrived locomotive see www.nlr.org.uk/nlr-welcomes-a-new-loco/
Class 31/1 31289 A British Rail A1A-A1A diesel locomotive – see 31289 stock page
Class 47/0 47205 A British Rail Co-Co diesel locomotive in 1980’s Railfreight Distribution 3 tone grey livery – see 47205 stock page
Note: the use of a heritage locomotive is subject to its availability on the day.
The tickets for the Gala are ‘All day rover’ tickets, so you can ride on all of the services using the same ticket.
The fares are:
Senior Citizens/Concessions £8.00
Child (2-16 years) £5.00 (under 2 years travel free of charge)
Family (2+2) £25.00
You can book your tickets by clicking on this link: Online Tickets
HRA Passes, N-LR Members and Group discounted fares are available at this event.
HRA Passes and N-LR Member discount prices
HRA and N-LR Memberships are accepted on the day (not available online) – please purchase tickets from the souvenir shop on arrival. (HRA Passes price- £5.50, Memberships Prices: Adults Members £5.50, Senior Members £4.50, Junior Members: £3.50 Family Members: £17)