Archives From The Great Central Railway

Examining the history and continued social, environmental and economic impact of the railway's 'London Extension', which ran between London and North Nottinghamshire from the 1890s to the 1960s.

Search 2500 images, including S.W.A. Newton's unique photographic record of the line's construction and others from before and after its closure. View track and engine plans, enjoy videos and sounds and read stories about Britain's last main line railway to be built in the Victorian era.

Newton's photographs can be bought online - look for the 'Buy This Photo' links.

The Last Main Line