North Gloucestershire Railway Co. Ltd


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Steam traction is planned for the days highlighted in red. The first train of the day is normally diesel hauled.

APRIL Sunday 20th, Easter Sunday, Monday 21st, Easter Monday, Saturday 26th, Sunday 27th  40's Weekend

MAY    Sunday  4th, Monday 5th Bank holiday weekend, Saturday 24th, Sunday 25th, Monday 26th GWSR Gala (three days)

JUNE     Sunday 15th. Classic Vehicles day on  the GWSR, Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd. GWSR Thomas the Tank Engine weekend

JULY   Sunday  13th. Bus Rally on the GWSR,  Friday 25th, Saturday 26th, Sunday 27th GWSR Diesel Gala weekend

AUGUST Sunday 24th, Monday 25th. Bank holiday weekend

SEPTEMBER Sunday 14th.  Classic Vehicles day on the GWSR, Saturday 20th, Sunday 21st.  GWSR Thomas the Tank Engine weekend

OCTOBER Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th North Gloucestershire Railway Gala.

NOTE If you intend to come to Toddington solely to travel on the narrow gauge railway, certain special events held by the GWSR are by event ticket only. These are the Wartime Weekend, steam and diesel galas and Thomas the Tank Engine Weekends. Rides on the narrow gauge may or may not be included in the event tickets. It is advised to contact us or the GWSR beforehand for further details

The following days are operated by a diesel locomotive.

MAY   Sunday 11th, Sunday  18th.

JUNE   Sunday  1st, Sunday 8th, Sunday  29th.

JULY    Sunday  6th, Sunday 20th, Wednesday 30th.

AUGUST Sunday 3rd, Wednesday 6th,  Sunday 10th, Wednesday 13th,  Sunday 17th, Wednesday 20th, Wednesday 27th, Sunday 31st.

SEPTEMBER Sunday  7th,  Sunday 28th..

The scheduled time table is as follows:

TODDINGTON (NARROW GAUGE) depart11.4512.2012.5513.3014.0514.4015.1515.50
CALIFORNIA CROSSING arrive11.4812.2312.5813.3314.0814.4315.1815.53
Visit engine shed and signalbox
CALIFORNIA CROSSING depart11.5812.3313.0813.4314.1814.5315.2816.03
DIDBROOK LOOP arrive12.0212.3713.1213.4714.2214.5715.3216.07
Passengers cannot alight here
DIDBROOK LOOP depart12.05124013.1513.5014.2515.0015.3516.10
TODDINGTON (NARROW GAUGE ) arrive12.1012.4513.2013.5514.3015.0515.4016.15

The above time table will be in operation on all days EXCEPT for  the four  Thomas the Tank Engine days when a special intensive service will operate between 11am and 4pm.


It is intended that trains will be operated by a steam locomotive on days marked in red. This will be subject to availability and other dates may be added. All other trains will be  hauled by a diesel locomotive.

Steam traction will be provided by either JUSTINE (Jung 939/1906) or by 1091 (Henschel 15968/1918) It is  hoped that Sena 15 (Henschel 14968/1917) will also be in use during the year. 

 STANDARD FARES Adults £3, children 5-15 £1, children under 5 free. Different fares may apply on certain special days.

Subject to change - please check at the Narrow Gauge Ticket Office on day of travel. Connections to GWSR trains cannot be guaranteed.

Page updated 27th May 2014