steam railway miniature etc in Leicestershire
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Steam & Miniature Railways Leicestershire

Includes Preserved Railways, Steam, Narrow Gauge and Miniature Railways in Leicestershire...

Leicestershire Preserved Railways, Steam, Narrow Gauge and Miniature Railways

blank tabBattlefield Line RailwayHeritage Railway
Shackerstone Station, Shackerstone, Leicestershire. CV13 6NW

The Shackerstone Railway Society Limited runs the Battlefield Line which is the last remaining part of the former Ashby and Nuneaton Joint Railway which was originally opened in 1873. The line runs from Shackerstone via Market Bosworth to Shenton in Leicestershire.
Tel: 01827 880754
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blank tabGreat Central Railway PLCHeritage Railway
Great Central Station, Great Central Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1RW

This award winning heritage railway is one of the only double tracked lines in the country where full size steam engines can pass each other, voted no.12 on the list of 50 greatest railway journeys in the world. Operating 40 years the line is on an 8 mile preserved section between Loughborough and Leicester with 4 stations reflecting different historic periods of the railway. Standard Gauge.
Tel: 01509 632323    Fax: 01509 632366
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blank tabSnibston Colliery RailwayHeritage Railway
Ashby Road, Coalville, LE67 3LN

Based at the site of a the former Colliery at Snibston, the Railway has a museum, country park and nature reserve. Standard Gauge.
Tel: 01530 278444
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blank tabRutland Railway MuseumHeritage Railway
Cottesmore Iron Ore Mines Siding, Ashwell Road, Cottesmore, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 7BX

The museum tells the story of the local steam railway and its connections with the ironstone quarrying industry, setting out how it would have been in its heyday in the 1950's. A living museum, it recreates the typical quarrying operation, working practices and skills in an authentic environment. On full operating days it offers 'experience tours'. Standard Gauge.
Tel: 01572 813203
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blank tab Abbey Pumping StationHeritage Railway
Corporate Road, Leicester, LE4 5PX

This heritage railway is part of the Abbey Pumping Station Museum and there is is a fully restored steam locomotive in working order on site. Narrow Gauge.
Tel: 0116 299 5111
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