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Leicester Central Station, circa 1974

Leicester Central Station, circa 1974

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L1865. The closed Leicester Central Station awaits its fate sometime around 1974. By this time, the line had been closed for five years but the British Railways totems, or 'hot-dogs', still hang from the station's frontage. Other relics include the electric lights and the notice boards on the wall to the left. The road would eventually be taken over by industrial units, as would the main station platform site. However, the view is relatively unchanged today in 2003.
Publisher
ContributorLeicestershire County Council
Creatorpersonalname - Wain, M. J.
Datecreation - circa 1974
TypePhotographs - Colour
Formatdimension.H - 23mm
dimension.W - 35mm
IdentifierDE 4332/65/20
SourceRecord Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - DE 4332/65
CoverageLocation.Creation Site -  Leicester Central Station, Leicester (O.S. Ref: 458200 304600)
period - circa 1974
Location.Current Repository - Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland
RightsM. J. Wain