© Great Cockcrow Railway 2019
The line is fully signalled with 3 signal boxes and 1 gate box based on mid -
The GCR has over 30 steam and 3 instant start locomotives, many of which will be operational during the summer season. The majority are miniatures of engines that would have run on the four main pre-
Please Note: Public access is not available to the GCR engine sheds or workshop facilities unless under prior arrangement.
Permanent Way (usually abbreviated to P-
With 2 miles of track, there's a lot of work to do. If you don’t mind getting your hands dirty and you’re good with a shovel then drop us an email and come down and give us a hand.
Buildings and Structures
We have quite a variety of buildings to maintain, some of which date back to the early days of the railway and some, like our Station Building, are brand new.They all take a lot of looking after and in recent years we have removed the old viaduct and nearby Phillip’s Bridge, which were showing their age, and replaced them with new galvanised structures. As the facilities in the Station building have been completed, we have done away with all the old “temporary” sheds and buildings. There is always plenty to do, replacing rotten timbers, painting and fixing anything that needs fixing.