Small Loco Fest

13th & 14th May 2017

A Weekend celebration of Small Locomotives

Adults £16.00                   

Senior £13.00 (over 60)

Children £8.00                  

Family £40.00     


Category: Events in May

Tags: Industrials

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017

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Join the NVR and our Small Locomotive Group in a celebration of Small Locomotives 

Visiting Steam Locomotive to be confirmed

  • Intensive Passenger, Local and Freight Trains
  • Wansford Cafe open and on Train Buffet Cars
  • Wansford Shop open
  • Second Hand Book shop open


Locomotives in service

Sentinel 0-6-0 DL83
Hudswell Clarke 0-6-0 '1800'
Hunslet austerity 0-6-0 75008 'Swiftsure'
Class 14 D9520/Corby Quarries 45
All locos will be hauling a mix of passenger and freight turns over the weekend!

Trade Stands

Small Loco Cake and gift stand
Newstead Trust Sales Stand
NVR Wagon Group
BBLS 92 Squadron


Tours of Locomotive sheds

Take a Peek Behind the Scenes Shed Tours: Guided Tours are available of the NVR Locomotive Sheds at Wansford and these will commence from the outside the Station Masters Office on Platform 2. These will take about one hour and are limited to 12 persons. Tours start at , 11.00 ,1230, 1400 and 1500 (A walking route will be followed although the Loco yard will be out of bounds). There is no charge but donations would be most welcome.



Adults £16.00                  
Senior £13.00 (over 60)
Children £8.00                  
Family £40.00     



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.