Five year community rail project completed

The final sleeper has been laid by a team of volunteers in Mountsorrel, Leicestershire, who have dedicated their Saturdays for the last five years to rebuilding the old railway line between Swithland Sidings and Bond Lane in Mountsorrel.

The mile and a quarter length of track has been connects with the Great Central Railway and will be used by heritage steam engines.

Below are photos showing what the area looked like before and after the track was laid.

Nunckley Curve Credit: Mountsorrel Railway Project
Nunckley Hill Credit: Mountsorrel Railway Project
West Side Wood Credit: Mountsorrel Railway Project

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Leics community railway

A team of volunteers in Mountsorrel in Leicestershire, have dedicated their Saturdays for the last five years to rebuild the old railway line between Swithland Sidings and Bond Lane in Mountsorrel.