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In Pictures: Mountsorrel railway grand reopening

The grand reopening of the historic Mountsorrel Railway was held today in Leicestershire.

The line is a part of the Grand Central Railway in Leicestershire. Credit: ITV Central/Craig Cotterill

The branch line links with the Great Central Railway at Swithland sidings and runs to the new station at Bond Lane, Mountsorrel.

Mountsorrel Railway reopening was held today in Leicestershire. Credit: ITV Central/Craig Cotterill

The opening will see trains running across both Saturday and Sunday.

Lord Richard Faulkner with project leader Steve Cramp at the reopening. Credit: ITV Central/Craig Cotterill

The project started in 2007 to restore the 1.25 miles of the Mountsorrel Railway.

The restoration project was carried out by volunteers. Credit: ITV Central/Craig Cotterill

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