Classic Car and Bike Meeting

On the first Sunday of each month you’re invited to this regular Ruddington event for heritage vehicle lovers. (Photo above by Jim Goodinson.) You can look at dozens of visiting classic cars and bikes as well as explore all the other attractions at Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre (NTHC). These include vintage buses, model railways, ride-on miniature railways (below), the Bric-a-Brac shop, the on-site Heritage Cafe and a kiddies’ play park. Organisers say: “There’s no need to book – just turn up. But please try to donate £2 in the voluntary green box…

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NTHC Hallowe’en!

“Visit our spooky train carriages if you dare!” say event organisers at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre (NTHC). This Hallowe’en event runs from 12-noon to 4pm on Saturday 28th October & Sunday 29th October. It’ll cost a fiver for children. Please note: Grown-ups must be accompanied by a child because this is a kids’ event! Keep updated with this NTHC Hallowe’en event which should be on the Facebook page >>HERE<<. Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre is one of Ruddington’s main visitor attractions. It’s a great place for a family day out with miniature railways, vintage…

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TVR Classic Car Gathering: ‘Pre-80s’ Club

Meet owners and see the iconic motorsport design at the TVR Car Club ‘Pre-80s’. It’s at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre (NTCH) from 10am to 4pm on Sunday 17th September. Adult entry will be £2.00 each with children free. Organisers say they’re “expecting to bring along around 100 examples of the classic marque. This will mean that visitor parking will be limited on our site, so please accept our apologies if we cannot find you a spot on the day.” Other attractions are expected to be open as usual! Nottingham Transport…

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Meet the Diesel Fleet

Have your chance to sit in the driver’s seat, as well as explore the workings of powerful locomotives with staff on-hand to answer your questions.  Meet the Diesel Fleet is at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre (NTHC). Entry is £5 per person, but it’s free admission for under 15s. Parking is available on-site and NTCH do kindly request a voluntary donation of £2.00 per vehicle is made, please. This can be paid into the collection box located in the car park. Please note: You are advised to check NTCH events for…

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Miniature Traction Engines and more!

Something for all the family at Ruddington’s Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre this weekend, 22nd & 23rd April from 10am to 4pm, where there’ll be a welcome return to the gathering of miniature traction engines. NTHC says the 2-day rally event “will be in operation both days within the site and may well be offering rides. We are open 10 until 4 both Saturday and Sunday and as usual, our collection of preserved buses from the local area can be viewed. On Sunday, weather and volunteers permitting the miniature ride on trains will…

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Rushcliffe Halt Open Day 2022

A great opportunity for everyone to visit with bus rides form Ruddington to Rushcliffe Halt – and return! See the newly refurbished Hotchley Hill signal box and find out about the station plans. This event will be at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre (NTHC) on Sunday 31st July between 10am and 4pm. Organisers say “Our station throws open its doors to show its past and future plans. Free bus ride from the Ruddington Heritage site and return. Admission fee applies.” Adults £3  and children (15 and under) can go for free. All guilds raised at…

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Blue Light Emergency Services Event

This Blue Light Event – with heritage emergency vehicles from ambulances to police cars – will be on Sunday 19th June at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre. NTCH says: “Preserved and modern vehicles stand side by side in this appreciation of our emergency services.” This Centre is one of our lovely visitor attractions that’s based in Ruddington. Nottingham THC is “Home of The Heritage Cafe, Nottingham Heritage Railway, Nottingham Area Bus Society, Nottingham SMEE, Ruddington MRC, EMRT, Barnwrights & more“. The Heritage Centre Cafe is usually open at the weekends from 10am to…

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Classic Car Gathering

If you love classic cars, you will love this super gathering at Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre. It says it is “our usual first Sunday of the month classic car meet.“ This Centre is one of our lovely visitor attractions that’s based in Ruddington from going on the minature trains to looking around the museum. It’s really a great place for a day out for all the family! This is because NTCH is “Home of The Heritage Cafe, Nottingham Heritage Railway, Nottingham Area Bus Society, Nottingham SMEE, Ruddington MRC, EMRT, Barnwrights & more.” The…

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More Vandalism at GCRN

It seems vandals have struck again at our heritage railway centre. Nottinghamshire Police are reporting that, over the past few nights, a total of six windows over a number of carriages have been broken at Ruddington’s Great Central Railway – Nottingham. The latest, mindless attack comes as railway volunteers are still trying to raise funds to fix the estimated £80,000 of damage caused there by vandalism just over three months ago. On that occasion two boys were arrested in connection with the incident. It also resulted in the setting up of a dedicated fundraising…

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Steam, Superheroes & Halloween at GCRN!

Kids of all ages can mix with their comic book heroes during a special themed event this month at Ruddington’s Great Central Railway. The “Superhero Weekend” at Mere Way on Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th October has been organised by “Superhero Days Out” in conjunction with our local heritage railway. You’re encouraged to go there dressed as your favourite character and feel the excitement on the “Grand Steam Train” as Batman, Spiderman and The Joker battle it out during your hour long journey. Rides will also be available on the miniature…

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