Diesel Gala

Join us on the 7th,8th & 9th April

      Adult Senior Family Child
Fares One Day Friday £18.00 £15.00 £45.00 £9.00
  One Day Sat or Sun £21.00 £18.00 £50.00 £10.00
  Two Day Fri, Sat or Sun £30.00 £25.00 £75.00 £15.00
  Three Day Fri/Sat/Sun £40.00 £30.00 £100.00 £20.00
  Platform Tickets   £5.00 £3.00 N/A £3.00

Three day tickets are available at the Booking Office only


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Category: Events in April

Tags: Diesel Gala

Date: Friday, April 7, 2017

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Star Attraction

Class 60 ( Number to confirmed) with thanks to DB Cargo Supporting the Teenage Cancer Trust  

Visiting Locomotives

55022 Royal Scots Grey and will be running as 55018 Ballymoss
Class 50 No 50008
Class 45 No 45041
Class 47 No 47815 from Rail Ops Group (Subject to traffic requirements)



Home Fleet:

  • 31271
  • D9520 
  • D9529 
  • 1212 Railcar


  • Intensive Service
  • 1212 Railcar service 
  • Licensed Buffet Car or Trolley service on all our trains
  • Wansford Gift Shop and Second-Hand Bookshop open all weekend

Friday Timetable and Locomotive allocation Click here
aturday Timetable and Locomotive allocation Click here
Sunday Timetable and Locomotive allocation Click here

Brake Van Rides Friday Only

Ride the Fletton Branch on our Brake vans, take the opportunity to travel on this unique section of the Nene Valley Railway behin 55018
Tickets are £5.00 if in possession of a gala ticket or £10 if not in a possession of a gala ticket, Minimum age to travel in 16 and no wheelchair access in available. Tickets must be purchased from Orton Mere Station only.

Classic Bus Services Sunday 9th Only

Classic Bus services will operate an hourly service from Wansford from 11:30 to 15:30 with a London Transport Routemaster and a London Country single deck Guy special.


Wansford Cafe

Turntable cafe at Wansford will be open from 8am serving breakfast rolls, light lunches and snacks.  There will be licensed buffet cars or a trolley on each train selling sandwiches, drinks, confectionary and snacks

Gala Ales  Castor Ales, Old Scarlett  4.3%,  Rum & Gold 3.7%, Newby Wyke Aurora 4.1%, HMS Dreadnought 4.5%, Digfield Barnwell Bitter 4.1%

Trade Stands

B & E Models
Repluse and Renown
Class 37 Locomotive Group (Saturday only)
92 Squadron
Resin Replicas


                                                Adult        Senior    Family    Child

One Day Friday                   £18.00    £15.00    £45.00    £9.00

One Day Sat or Sun           £21.00    £18.00    £50.00    £10.00

Two Day Fri, Sat or Sun    £30.00     £25.00    £75.00    £15.00

Three Day Fri/Sat/Sun      £40.00     £30.00    £100.00  £20.00

Platform Tickets
Adult     Senior    Child

£5.00    £3.00     £3.00

Old Station Building

To raise the funds to renovate the Grade 2 Listed station building, including fees, making secure and safe and returning to it's original condition.



General Funding

The NVR is always striving to improve its facilities and collections.