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Join the LNER (GC) Heritage Trust


Membership means a great deal for
you and a great help to us!


Click here to download a membership form




Welcome to the Great Central Railway Nottingham. Immerse yourself in the vision of our exciting Heritage Transport Project and enjoy the thrill of working Steam and Classic Diesel Locomotive hauled trains along the former Great Central mainline through Nottinghamshire Countryside into Leicestershire. See the Classic Road Transport collection and restoration of vintage buses.


Join us as a member of the LNER (GC) Heritage Trust and discover the satisfaction of helping us to realise our ambitions in rebuilding the former Great Central Railway in Nottinghamshire and continually develop the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre into an active visitor hub.


Everything here is organised and done by volunteers (no one gets paid!) by donating their efforts to see the rewards of growing our facilities and improving the visitor experience, year on year.


So much to see, so much to do, so much to enjoy… there are some great benefits for you as well. By joining our charity, you will receive a dedicated membership card for you or your family to enjoy: -


  • Privilege Travel Fares - On Heritage Steam and Diesel Trains (Exceptions apply - Santa Specials, Fireworks, and Galas.)


  • Special Preferential travel fares at Gala Events.


  • Members' only quality magazine 'Driving Wheels'- includes news, photos and updates of what's happening.


  • Join our working volunteers, make new friends - enjoy helping us rebuild and operate the Nottingham Great Central Railway and its base at Ruddington Fields.


  • Be an armchair supporter, financially helping us restore the former GCR mainline into Loughborough, where we aim to join our friends in GCR Plc and steam through to Leicester from Nottingham.



Most of all, you will know that membership of our Charity Trust is vital to helping our continued success.



Click here to download a membership form 


Then please return with your payment to: 


LNER (GC) Heritage Trust

Registered Charity No: 1077725

Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre, Mere Way,

Ruddington Nottingham.  NG11 6NX