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Mother's Day Weekend 2024

Due to ongoing engineering works, we regret that we will not be running trains on 9th & 10th March 2024 (this includes the Mother's Day afternoon tea service).

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

The main operating season will therefore commence on Saturday 16th March 2024.


Road closure at Shackerstone

The main roads into Shackerstone are closed from 19th Feb - 23rd Feb. To get access to Shackerstone Station site, you will need to arrive via 'Derby Lane'.

Alternatively, park at our 'Market Bosworth Station' site with ample free parking, or 'Shenton Station' where parking is charged at £2.50 per day (country park).

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Raffle results online now

The results from our 2023 raffle are now online. All winners will be notified shortly.

Thank you to all those who participated and helped raise funds towards our on-going shed project.

Stay tuned for details coming soon on our 2024 raffle!


Winter Warmer Addition!

We are very pleased to announce that BR Standard Class 2, 78018 will be joining the lineup at our forthcoming Winter Warmer gala on 3rd/4th February! The locomotive appears courtesy of the Loughborough Standard Locomotives Group, the Darlington Railway Preservation Society and the Great Central Railway.

Now the lineup is complete, the timetable/roster is being finalised and should be available online by the 30th January.


Winter Warmer Gala Update

Unfortunately we have been advised by it's owning group that 6880 "Betton Grange" will not be completed in time to operate at the gala, but it is still due to arrive at Shackerstone during February for running-in trials and subsequent public running at a later date.



February Half-Term Offer

We are offering "Kids for a Quid" with our Feb Half-Term Saver offer, head over to the Ticket Office to book.


Online Model Railway Shop

As our range of model railway items has grown in our Shackerstone gift shop, we have launched a new website to allow for online sales;


New email address

All enquiries and online correspondence to the railway should now be directed to

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