Christmas Closing 2018

Wishing you a merry Christmas Santa

We will be closed from Monday December 24th through to January 1st 2019, opening again at 10:00am on Wednesday January 2nd 2019. Continue reading Christmas Closing 2018

Railway Museum Extension – Black Friday Deal

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Our generous supporter, who is providing the match funding for your donations, has agreed to TRIPLE, yes TRIPLE, any donations made from NOW up until Friday November 30th. Every £1 you donate becomes £3 towards our target, and, if you gift aid your donation, it becomes £3.75. Continue reading Railway Museum Extension – Black Friday Deal

Railway Museum Extension: FAQ

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We have tried to answer some of your questions about the Railway Museum extension. Continue reading Railway Museum Extension: FAQ

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

Christmas Closing Dates

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We will then be closed from Saturday December 23rd to Sunday December 31st, opening again at 10:00am on New Years day January 1st 2018. Continue reading Christmas Closing Dates

Christmas gifts suggestions

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As if you need reminding Christmas is only a few weeks away! Have you thought about starting your Christmas shopping yet?

If you are looking for something a little different for that special friend or loved one, then you might find it at the heritage centre. Continue reading Christmas gifts suggestions

MS & LR No. 946 arrives at Mountsorrel

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We have taken delivery of a very special railway coach, MS&LR No. 946. Built by the Manchester Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway in 1888, before becoming the Great Central Railway in 1897, it has taken 16 years to restore from derelict condition and now looks amazing. Some of you may have… Continue reading MS & LR No. 946 arrives at Mountsorrel

Through Trains Video

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An excellent day with lots of passengers on the trains, our first day of shunting demonstrations and a steady stream of youngsters trying their hand at driving our miniature trains. A quick thank you to all the volunteers for marshalling the site running the attractions.

Swithland Signalling Upgrade – BREAKING NEWS

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Before the Great Central Railway can run services on and off the Mountsorrel branch the signalling, at the branch junction, requires upgrading. Our campaign to raise the estimated £75,000 started in March 2017. Thanks to the our many supporters the target of £75,000 has now been achieved and the project… Continue reading Swithland Signalling Upgrade – BREAKING NEWS