Forthcoming Events

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 : 08/10/2018


SUNDAY 21ST OCTOBER – 41001 & MK3 COACHES RUNNING DAY AT GCR(N)
Prototype High Speed Train Power Car 41001 and 125 Group’s matching Mk3 coaches will be working passenger trains at Great Central Railway (Nottingham). ‘Yellow’ timetable operating with departures from Ruddington at 1030, 1215, 1400 and 1545. Buffet 125 and 125 Group sales stand on-board. Tickets available to buy on the day, for how to get here see GCRN website.

SATURDAY 27TH OCTOBER – 41001 & MK3 COACHES RUNNING DAY AT GCR(N)
Prototype High Speed Train Power Car 41001 and 125 Group’s matching Mk3
 coaches will be working passenger trains at Great Central Railway (Nottingham). Special timetable to be confirmed will be in operation. Buffet 125 and 125 Group sales stand on-board. Tickets available to buy on the day, for how to get here see GCRN website.

SUNDAY 28TH OCTOBER – 41001 & MK3 COACHES RUNNING DAY AT GCR(N) PLUS 08784 SELECTED USE
Prototype High Speed Train Power Car 41001 and 125 Group’s matching Mk3
 coaches will be working passenger trains at Great Central Railway (Nottingham). Extremely rare shunting locomotive 08784 will haul selected trains between Fifty Steps and Ruddington, a special timetable to be confirmed will be in operation. Buffet 125 and 125 Group sales stand on-board. Tickets available to buy on the day, for how to get here see GCRN website.

SATURDAY 17TH NOVEMBER – THE SCREAMING VALENTAS RAILTOUR
DERBY TO RUDDINGTON GCR(N) – RAISING FUNDS FOR 125 GROUP HST DEPOT APPEAL
125 Group partners with the Branch Line Society and East Midlands Trains (EMT) to take a newly refurbished EMT (ex-Grand Central) six coach HST set from Derby to the Great Central Railway (Nottingham), using the connection off the mainline at Loughborough South Jn. Traction expected to be two EMT buffer fitted powercars including 43423 ‘VALENTA 1972-2010’ as far as Ruddington, where one EMT power car will be removed in favour of 125 Group operated prototype powercar, 41001. VIP Guest Sir Kenneth Grange, Industrial Designer of the HST and 125 Group Honorary President. The charter will be raising funds for the 125 Group HST Depot Appeal. For full details and to book tickets, head over to the BLS website here: www.branchline.uk/current-fixtures.php

SATURDAY 24TH & SUNDAY 25TH NOVEMBER – WARLEY NATIONAL MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION
The 125 Group stand will once again be at the award winning Warley show, with the latest 125 Group merchandise available. Venue Birmingham NEC, located at Birmingham International railway station. For details and tickets see the Warley website.


Previous Events

Sunday 30th September 2018 – 41001 Running Day at GCR(N)

Saturday 29th September 2018 – 41001 Running Day at GCR(N)

Sunday 9th September 2018 – 41001 Running Day at GCR(N)

Saturday 25th August 2018 – 41001 Running Day at GCR(N)

Monday 13th August 2018 – Lincoln Railway Society Talk

Sat 28th & Sun 29th July 2018 – 41001 Running Days at GCR(N)

Sunday 22nd July 2017 – 41001 Running Vice Steam at GCR(N)

Saturday 30th June 2018 – 41001 Running Day at GCR(N)

Sunday 17th June 2018 – 41001 Running Day at GCR(N)

Saturday 26th May 2018 – 41001 Running Day at GCR(N)

Saturday 5th May 2018 – 41001 Running Day at GCR(N)

Saturday 31st March 2018 – 41001 Running Day at GCR(N)

Sat 24th & Sun 25th February 2018 – 41001 Running Days at GCR(N)

Sat 17th & Sun 18th February 2018 – 41001 Running Days at GCR(N)

Sat 10th & Sun 11th February 2018 – Mk3 Coaches special running days with steam locomotive Tornado at GCR(N)

Friday 26th Jan 2018 – Great Western Society Oxford Group Talk

Thursday 28th December 2017 – 41001 Running Day at GCR(N)

Sunday 17th December 2017 – Sales Stand on ‘The Grand Farewell’ BLS/GC Railtour

Sat 25th & Sun 26th November 2017 – Stand at Warley National Model Railway Exhibition

Saturday 4th November 2017 – Mk3 Coaches on Fireworks Special Service at GCR(N)

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)

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