Forthcoming Events

Running dates for our Mk3 coaches at Great Central Railway (Nottingham), any planned visits to other heritage railways, plus 125 Group events such as railtours, society talks and sales stand visits. More dates will be added as they are arranged so please keep checking back. If you are hosting an event, diesel gala or model railway exhibition and would like us to attend please get in touch.

IMPORTANT 41001 UPDATE
PROTOTYPE HST POWER CAR 41001 IS NOW OUT OF TRAFFIC WITH AN ENGINE DEFECT. 125 GROUP’S LOAN AGREEMENT WITH THE NATIONAL RAILWAY MUSEUM ENDS IN NOVEMBER AND NO FURTHER RUNNING DAYS WILL TAKE PLACE WITH 41001. THE POWER CAR IS CURRENTLY AT DERBY ETCHES PARK DEPOT AND IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR VISITS. OUR MK3 COACHES CONTINUE TO OPERATE AT GCRN HAULED BY OTHER DIESEL LOCOMOTIVES, PENDING DELIVERY OF OUR OWN PRODUCTION POWER CARS.

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: 21/10/2019

 

SAT 26TH & SUN 27TH OCTOBER 2019 – MK3 COACHES RUNNING AT GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY (NOTTINGHAM) ‘ANYTHING GOES’ WEEKEND
125 Group’s Mk3 Coaches will be in passenger service as part of the GCRN ‘Anything Goes’ weekend.  A special timetable will be operating, details of this and traction to be confirmed. ‘Buffet 125’, the traditional buffet car on our Mk3 train will be serving delicious hot and cold drinks and snacks. More information near the date on the GCRN website HERE.

MONDAY 28TH OCTOBER 2019 – 125 GROUP TALK AT SHEFFIELD RCTS
‘125 Group – Preserving the HST’ illustrated talk by 125 Group Trustee at the evening meeting of Sheffield branch of the Railway Correspondence and Travel Society. More information HERE.

MONDAY 28TH OCTOBER 2019 – 125 GROUP TALK AT WINDSOR & MAIDENHEAD RCTS
‘125 Group – Preserving the HST’ illustrated talk by 125 Group Trustee at the evening meeting of Windsor & Maidenhead branch of the Railway Correspondence and Travel Society. More information HERE.

SATURDAY 2ND NOVEMBER 2019 – MK3 COACHES RUNNING SPECIAL RETURN FEEDER TRAIN AT GREAT CENTRAL RAILWAY (NOTTINGHAM) FIREWORK SPECTACULAR
125 Group’s Mk3 Coaches will be working a special feeder train service from Rushcliffe Halt taking residents of East Leake and surrounding areas to the Firework Spectacular at Ruddington Fields GCRN station and back again afterwards. More information HERE.

WEDNESDAY 6TH NOVEMBER 2019 – 125 GROUP TALK AT SOUTHWELL RAILWAY CLUB
‘125 Group – Preserving the HST’ illustrated talk by 125 Group Trustee at the evening meeting of the Southwell Railway Club (Nottinghamshire). More information HERE.

SAT 23RD & SUN 24TH NOVEMBER 2019 – 125 GROUP STAND AT WARLEY NATIONAL MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION BIRMINGHAM NEC
125 Group will again be attending the Warley National Model Railway Exhibition with our society stand. Come and talk to our team about HSTs and join up as a member of 125 Group. We will also have our exclusive range of HST merchandise available to buy including fantastic 2020 Calendar – while stocks last! The show is at the Birmingham National Exhibition Centre (NEC) located at Birmingham International railway station. More information and tickets available on the Warley website HERE.

 

Previous Events

Mon 7th Oct 2019 – 125 Group Talk at Stafford Railway Society

Sat 14th & Sun 15th September 2019 – Mk3 Coaches Running at GCRN Diesel Gala

Sat 24th August 2019 – Mk3 Coaches Running Day at GCRN

Sat 27th July 2019 – Mk3 Coaches Running Day at GCRN

Sat 13th July 2019 – Mk3 Coaches Running Day at GCRN

Sat 29th June 2019 – Mk3 Coaches Running Day at GCRN

Sat 15th June 2019 – Mk3 Coaches Running Day at GCRN

Sat 1st June 2019 – Mk3 Coaches Running Day at GCRN

Thu 16th to Sun 19th May 2019 – Mk3 Coaches at Severn Valley Railway Railway Spring Diesel Festival and Mixed Traction Day with 41001 static exhibit only

Fri 3rd to Mon 6th May 2019 – 41001 & Mk3 Coaches at Keighley & Worth Valley Railway Mixed Traffic Gala

Easter Sat 20th April 2019 – 41001 & Mk3 Coaches Running Day at GCRN

Fri 5th to Sun 7th April 2019 – 41001 & Mk3 Coaches at Mid-Norfolk Railway Spring Diesel Event

Sat 23rd & Sun 24th February 2019 – 41001 & Mk3 Coaches Running Day at GCRN

Sat 16th & Sun 17th February 2019 – 41001 & Mk3 Coaches Running Day at GCRN

Wednesday 20th February 2019 – 125 Group Talk at Doncaster Pennine Railway Society

Sat 16th & Sun 17th February 2019 – 41001 & Mk3 Coaches Running Day at GCRN

Sat 24th & Sun 25th November 2018 – Stand at Warley National Model Railway Exhibition

Saturday 17th November 2018 – 41001 & EMT HST ‘The Screaming Valentas’ railtour Derby to GCRN

Saturday 3rd November 2018 – 41001 & Mk3 Coaches on Fireworks Special Service at GCRN

Friday 2nd November 2018 – 125 Group Talk at Bristol RCTS

Sat 27th & Sun 28th October 2018 – 41001 & Mk3 Coaches running at GCRN Anything Goes Weekend

Sunday 21st October 2018 – 41001 & Mk3 Coaches Running Day at GCRN

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