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Railway Event:Swap Meet at Great Central Railway

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Railway Event, Sun 5 Sep 2021

Swap Meet

Swap Meet


Loughborough Central Station,
Great Central Road,
LE11 1RW


If you are interested in items of railway memorabilia such as locomotive nameplates, lamps, signalling equipment, silverware, enamel signs, books, photographs or postcards etc then visit Great Central Railway’s Swap Meet at Quorn & Woodhouse station. It’s one of the longest standing events of its kind in the country!

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsTelephone (public)Accepts groups

Disabled visitors, school parties and groups are welcome - please ring in advance. Coach parties by prior arrangement only.

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 5 Sep 2021 07:30
Gates open at 7.30am.

Please note that the gates to the car park will be locked until 7:30am. No overnight parking will be allowed.
Please DO NOT arrive early and queue outside. The approach road must be kept clear.


Gate entry fee £5 per head - and everyone pays the same, whether buying, selling or just browsing.

You will be issued with a ticket on payment of your entry fee. You can use this ticket to get a discount of £3.00 of any train travel on the day of issue

Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 3 - Thu 5 Aug Villains and Superheroes
Tue 17 - Thu 19 Aug Animal Fun
Sun 5 Sep Quorn Swap Meet
Sun 5 Sep Swap Meet
Fri 10 - Sun 12 Sep 1940s Wartime Weekend
Thu 30 Sep - Sun 3 Oct Autumn Steam Gala


See location of Great Central Railway on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 543193  Lat: 52.76884 Long: -1.19588

Located off the A6 near Loughborough. Signposted on all major routes into Loughbrough. Parking on street is available at Loughborough, there is a car park at the stations of Quorn and Rothley.


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Disabled visitors, school parties and groups are welcome - please ring in advance. Coach parties by prior arrangement only.