Railway Museum Extension

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We are thrilled to have obtained planning permission for our Railway Museum extension. Now, with your help, we need to raise £18,000 to fund the building. Continue reading Railway Museum Extension

Swithland Signalling Upgrade Appeal

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In order to run trains between the Mountsorrel Branch and the main GCR line we need to upgrade the signalling at Swithland. The cost of the hardware is around £75,000, whilst installation will be carried out by volunteers. We have a Crowdfunding appeal to raise at least £5,000 of this total. Continue reading Swithland Signalling Upgrade Appeal

Last chance to sponsor a brick

Our £50 sponsor a brick appeal closes on Friday 18th March. So if you wish to be immortalised on the brick board get your donation in NOW! Continue reading Last chance to sponsor a brick

Phase 2 Target Reached

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We are really pleased to say that our phase 2 appeal has reached the match funding target with still over a week to go until the deadline. A big thanks goes to all of you who donated. Our sponsor a brick appeal is still open. For £50 you can sponsor… Continue reading Phase 2 Target Reached

Phase 2 Appeal Update

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Our fund raising is now firmly focused on the phase 2 Mountsorrel Railway Museum and Exhibition buildings in the base of the old quarry. The museum will allow historic railway vehicles from the old Mountsorrel quarry to be displayed to the public and the exhibition building will tell the story… Continue reading Phase 2 Appeal Update