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With an enviable fleet of main-line diesels, we are well-established, open, inclusive and friendly. Our team owns, maintains and operates locomotives, from an entirely volunteer workforce. Our fleet mainly features diesels historically connected with the area, one steeped in proud mining history.

 

We actively encourage new members and volunteers to get involved with the maintenance and operation of our growing fleet and the railway in general.Check-out the "Volunteer" link above for details.

 

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Our fleet includes:

 

Locomotive: 

Owning Group:

Status:

Class 41, 41001 (HST Prototype)

N.R.M (Custodians - 125 Group)

Operational

Class 56, 56097

Privately Owned

Operational

Class 47, 47828

D05 Preservation

Operational

Class 47, 47292

Privately Owned

Operational

Class 20, D8154

English Electric Preservation

Maintenance

Class 37, 37009

English Electric Preservation

Under Restoration

Class 46, 46010

D05 Preservation

Under Restoration

Class 116 DMU

Owned by the Ruddington DMU Group

Under Restoration

Class 108 DMU

Owned by the Ruddington DMU Group

Under Restoration

Class 08, 13180

English Electric Preservation

Maintenance

Class 08, 08110

English Electric Preservation

On Hire to Heritage Traction

Class 03, D2118.

Privately Owned

Under Restoration

 

We are also home to a number of Industrial shunting locomotives including Ruston 165DE - D2959 "Staythorpe" and other miscellaneous locomotives. Why not visit us to see them all.

 

 For the latest news with the Diesel Group and our locos, check-out the GCRN Diesel Group on Facebook

 

 

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