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Midland Main Lines

Rugby to Loughborough

ISBN:978 1 908174 12 3
First Published:21 January 2012
Last Reprinted:22 August 2020
Authors:David Pearce
Series Editor:Vic Mitchell
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Format:Hardback
Book Info:

96 Pages
120 Photographs
Large Scale Maps
Other details of local history

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The fortunes of the Rugby to Loughborough section of the Great Central Railway's London Extension could not provide a more marked contrast. Since closure in the late 1960s the section between Leicester and Rugby has all but disappeared, a result of decay and redevelopment. By comparison the section from Leicester North (formerly Belgrave and Birstall) to Loughborough thrives, with the section from Rothley the only double track main line in preservation - a tribute to the last great railway initiative of the 19th Century.

 

Review:

'The beauty of these volumes compared with many other publications is that they are not primarily 'train' books but concentrate equally on infrastructure – a comparatively neglected subject – and there are many illustrations depicting scenes bereft of locos or rolling stock that might otherwise obscure important backgroud detail.'
(The Railway Magazine, August 2012)

 

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

StationsPhoto
Rugby Central1-11
Lutterworth12-18
Ashby Magna19-28
Whetstone29-39
Leicester Central40-84
Belsgrave & Birstall85
Leicester North86-91
Rothley92-102
Quorn & Woodhouse103-112
Loughborough Central113-120

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