Timetable and Events

Events   Fares

Train Running Days in 2014


Shackerstone Station is generally open from 11.00am to 5.00pm on train running days. Please see our running dates for this years trains.

Trains at weekends March to October. Tuesday, Wednesdays & Thursday afternoons July and August. Christmas Specials on the December weekends.

A downloadable 2014 timetable available here...

A. Green Timetable - Locomotive Hauled Train (Diesel / Steam)*

Shackerstone Depart 11.15 12.30 1.45 3.00 4.15
M Bosworth Depart 11.27 12.42 1.57 3.12 4.27
Shenton Arrive 11.35 12.50 2.05 3.20 4.35
Shenton Depart 11.50 1.05 2.20 3.35 4.50
M Bosworth Depart 12.00 1.15 2.30 3.45 5.00
Shackerstone Arrive 12.10 1.25 2.40 3.55 5.10

B. Blue Timetable - Locomotive Hauled Train (Diesel / Steam)* 
     or Heartlander Heritage Railcar Service

Shackerstone Depart 11.00 12.30 2.00 3.30
M Bosworth Depart 11.12 12.42 2.12 3.42
Shenton Arrive 11.20 12.50 2.35 3.50
Shenton Depart 11.35 1.05 2.35 4.05
M Bosworth Depart 11.45 1.15 2.45 4.15
Shackerstone Arrive 11.55 1.25 2.55 4.25

Red denotes a special timetable, see event page for full details.

Currently we run mixture of diesel, steam locomotives and railcar services on Saturdays and Sundays. All locomotives are subject to availability - if you are after a particular form of locomotive please call beforehand to check.

*Locomotive hauled services may be occasionally substituted for railcar on some days

WHAT'S ON IN 2014

 
   

Mid-Week Trains

15th July to 24th September

More information here....

 
 

Shackerstone Family Festival 20th Anniversary

6th & 7th September 2014

More Information here...

 

Heavy Horses Delivering The Goods

27th & 28th September

More information here....

 

Vintage Craft Fayre

11th & 12th October

 

Autumn Diesel Gala

18th & 19th October

 

Halloween Ghost Trains

31st October

 

Bonfire Night Express

1st November

 

Santa’s Christmas Specials

29th, 30th November, 
6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 23rd, 24th December 

 

Mince Pie Specials

27th, 28th, 29th, 31st December & 1st January 2015

 

 

STANDARD RETURN TRAIN FARES

  Adults

  Senior (65+)

  Child (3-15)

  Family (2 Adults & up to 3 Children)

  Dog

  Bicycle

£10.00

£8.00

£6.00

£28.00

£2.00

£2.00

The above prices give unlimited travel
except on Bank Holiday weekends and event days when special fares may apply.
Special discount offers can not be used on Bank Holiday weekends or event days.
A Discount is Offered to Groups of 15 or More Persons
Except on Special Event Days

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Every effort will be made to run the trains to the timetable stated on these web pages, however unforeseen circumstances may entail alterations or cancellations. The Shackerstone Railway Society reserve the right to vary any of the provisions included in these pages without prior notice. E&OE

 

The Battlefield Line Railway, The Shackerstone Railway Society Limited,
Shackerstone Station, Shackerstone, Leicestershire. CV13 6NW. United Kingdom.
Tel: 01827 880754. Email: shackerstoneoffice@battlefield-line-railway.co.uk

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