Events below include running dates for Prototype High Speed Train Power Car 41001 and our matching Mk3 coaches at Great Central Railway Nottingham plus any planned visits to other heritage railways. Also talks by 125 Group to Railway Societies and other events featuring our Sales Stand such as model railway exhibitions and on-board selected HST railtours. More dates will be added as they are arranged so please keep checking back. If you are hosting an event, diesel gala or model rail exhibition and would like us to attend please get in touch.
PLEASE NOTE : All dates and information supplied in good faith, but as always, may be subject to alteration due to changing circumstances. We can not be held responsible for losses resulting from cancellation of operating days or changes to this programme. UPDATED : 02/11/2017
SATURDAY 4TH NOVEMBER 2017 – Mk3s USED ON FEEDER SERVICE FOR GCR(N) FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR
Our Mk3 coaches will be operating the feeder train for ticket holders of the Great Central Railway (Nottingham) Fireworks Spectacular at Ruddington, bringing folk from Rushcliffe Halt to the event and returning after the display has finished.
Please note this is not an enthusiasts running day. The only passenger trains are:
18:00 Rushcliffe Halt – Ruddington
20:30 Ruddington – Rushcliffe Halt
To travel on these trains you must have a ticket for the Fireworks Spectacular event, this includes travel on the above services.
Full details and purchase tickets from GCR(N) website here: www.gcrn.co.uk/fireworks
*** UPDATE – PLEASE NOTE ***
Prototype HST power car 41001 is still at Old Oak Common and will not be powering these trains.
Traction is expected to be 47765 top and tail with another loco from the GCR(N) home fleet, subject to availability.
SAT 25TH & SUN 26TH NOVEMBER 2017 – WARLEY NATIONAL MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION
The 125 Group Stand will once again be attending this mammoth model railway show at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) at Birmingham International railway station. Come and talk to our volunteers about HST preservation and buy our latest 125 Group merchandise – the ideal Christmas gift! We are located on stand A48, for full details of the event and to book tickets click HERE.
Sunday 22nd October 2017 – Mk3 Coaches Running Day at GCR(N)
Monday 16th October 2017 – RCTS Thames Valley (Didcot) Talk
Sunday 15th October 2017 – Mk3 Coaches Running Day at GCR(N)
Thursday 21st September 2017 – Grantham Railway Society Talk
Saturday 2nd September 2017 – Old Oak Common Open Day
Saturday 26th August 2017 – 41001 Running Day at GCR(N)
Saturday 29th July 2017 – 41001 Running Day at GCR(N)
Wednesday 19th July 2017 – Pennine Railway Society Talk
Saturday 15th July 2017 – The Pickering Paxman Railtour
Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd July 2017 – GCR(N) Diesel Gala
Saturday 27th May 2017 – 41001 Running Day at GCR(N)
Saturday 17th April 2017 – 41001 Running Day at GCR(N)
Saturday 18th March 2017 – BLS / VTEC Charity Railtour in aid of Railway Children
New Years Day 1st January 2017 – Hon President Sir Kenneth Grange on BBC Radio 4 ‘Desert Island Disks’
Wednesday 28th December 2016 – 41001 Running Day at GCR(N)
Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th November 2016 – Warley National Model Railway Exhibition
Saturday 19th November 2016 – HST@40 Day at GCR(N) / 41001 hybrid running with EMT HST