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Heritage Bus Rally and Railcar Weekend

In conjunction with Leicester Transport Heritage Trust Join us at the historic Quorn & Woodhouse station yard, where entry is absolutely FREE! And get ready for a nostalgic weekend as we celebrate the charm of vintage buses and railcars. Due to popular demand, this year's events spans two exciting days!

Heritage Bus Rally & Railcar Weekend

In conjunction with Leicester Transport Heritage Trust Join us at the historic Quorn & Woodhouse station yard, where entry is absolutely FREE! And get ready for a nostalgic weekend as we celebrate the charm of vintage buses and railcars. Due to popular demand, this year's events spans two exciting days!

Check Out What's On!

Step into a world of vintage charm at the Heritage Bus Rally and Railcar Weekend – where admission is free, but the memories are priceless. Find out what's in store below...

Free Bus Rides

Enjoy FREE bus rides on a variety of urban and rural routes (including to and from Loughborough Midland (EMR) and nearby Loughborough Central (GCR) stations).

Enhanced Train Services

Enhanced train service with steam and diesel locomotives and diesel railcars (including Metro-Cammell 101 and Derby Lightweight “Iris”. Our more modern Class 153, which is not normally in passenger service, will be operating. Mountsorrel branch trains will be running frequently. A total of 35 train departures from Quorn & Woodhouse each day.

Travel Across All Stations

Day Runabout fares allow you to travel on any train for the day. Short-hop train fares also available, enabling you to travel between Quorn & Woodhouse and Loughborough Central or between Quorn & Woodhouse and Mountsorrel Halt one way by free heritage bus and one way by steam or diesel train

Transport Sales Stands

Explore a variety of transportation-themed sales stands located both inside the marquee and throughout the station yard at Quorn.

Large Bus Display Area

Experience an impressive showcase of buses at our in our large display area, with over 50 buses anticipated for Saturday and 37 for Sunday.

Locomotives In Action

Witness two steam locomotives and three diesel railcars in action throughout the weekend.

Transportation Available...

There are numerous transportation options available to facilitate your travel to and from the event.

Travel by GCR Trains

Travel by GCR steam or diesel trains from any of our stations.

Travel by Heritage Bus

From Loughborough Midland (EMR) station to the event at Quorn & Woodhouse Station at 0945, 1005, 1025 and then frequently throughout the day. Last bus back from Quorn at 1700.

Travel by Heritage Bus

From Loughborough Town Centre (Premier Inn) to the event at Quorn & Woodhouse Station at 0935, 1005, 1035 and then frequently throughout the day. Last bus back from Quorn at 1700.

Travel by Heritage Bus

Details of a single trip from Leicester London Road (Tram Depot) and City Centre will appear here when confirmed.

Bus Entries

For more information about Leicester Transport Heritage Trust, please visit their website.

We are still accepting bus entries for Sunday. Please use the form available on the Leicestershire Transport Heritage Trust page . On Saturday, we have reached our limit on vehicle numbers, so we are unable to accept any more entries.

Event Programmes Available...

Entry is free but enhance your experience with a £4 programme. Packed with essential timetables, it ensures you make the most of every moment. Get yours on the day from all GCR station booking offices and stands in the station yard. By purchasing a programme you’ll be supporting the event. Show your appreciation for our heritage by purchasing a programme and contributing to the success of the Heritage Bus Rally and Railcar Weekend.

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