The Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre is a heritage centre based at Ruddington, Nottinghamshire, the terminus of the northern section of the Great Central Railway (GCRN). The site includes locomotive and rolling stock workshops (accessible to the public), as well as cafeteria and shops. Also on-site is a miniature railway operated by the Nottingham Society of Model and Experimental Engineers (NSMEE). The site also has a Model Railway club and building housing local historic buses. Leaving Ruddington Fields station, the railway links Ruddington with East Leake and Loughborough. The Ruddington-Loughborough railway comprises 10 miles.
The railway operates classic steam / diesel hauled services to Rushcliffe Halt and Loughborough. Most trains are steam-hauled, but our classic heritage diesel collection is one of the best in the midlands. GC Railway Nottingham operate regularly from Easter through to October, and during the winter period ("Santa Specials" before Christmas, and our Winter Gala event post-Christmas).Our train services and Ruddington facilities operate every weekend during all School holidays.As well as regular services, GCRN also operate a host of Special Events and "Gala" days.