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Loughborough Central Station on the Great Central Railway in 2002.

Loughborough Central Station on the Great Central Railway in 2002.

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L1104. The old London Extension ceased to exist as a through route in 1966, although a truncated service ran until 1969. From that date, the railway was no more. Thankfully, a group of preservationists stepped in to try and save a section of the old main line and, operating as the Main Line Steam Trust, they managed to save the section between Belgrave & Birstall and Loughborough Central stations. From small beginnings, the new Great Central Railway has grown into one of the leading preserved railways in the UK. Here we see Platform No. 1 at Loughborough Central on 19th July 2002. Display luggage lines the platform and hanging baskets adorn the glass canopy. This could easily be the 1950's or 60's.
Publisher
ContributorBoyd-Hope, G. M.
Creatorpersonalname - Boyd-Hope, G. M.
Datecreation - 2002-07-19
TypePhotographs - Colour
Formatdimension.H - 127mm
dimension.W - 177mm
IdentifierGMBH - 02
SourceBoyd-Hope, G. M.
LanguageEN
Relationpart of - G. M. Boyd-Hope Collection
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Loughborough Central Station, Great Central Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire (O.S. Ref: 454300 319400)
point - 2002-07-19
RightsBoyd-Hope, G. M.