What's News

A place to find out 'what's new' in the transport world, taken from media articles.
LATEST NEWS to be found at the bottom

Leicester Bus Running Day

19/10/12

Take a journey back in time ...more

Browns Blues

03/11/12

Announcing a Special Day ...more

Plans for Museum at Former Tram Base

06/12/12

Leicester

'Be transported to a vintage age at depot' (headline from page 7 of the Leicester Mercury 6th December 2012) ...more

Proposed Steam Museum for Leicester

10/12/12

Joining of Great Central Railway, National Railway Museum of York and Leicester City Council. ...more

New Historic Carriage Shed for GCR

19/01/13

Great Central railway, Leicestershire are proposing to build a 'shed' to house their historic coaches. ...more

Royalty comes to GCR

27/01/13

Over the weekend of 25th - 27th January 2013, royalty came to the Great Central railway in the form of GWR King Class 'King Edward II' in striking blue livery. ...more

2013 Leicester Transport Heritage Trust Bus Day

29/05/13

Proposed bus running day for the LTHT ...more

New section to join Leicester to Nottingham

15/06/13

New section of rail and bridge to join Great Central Leicester - Loughborough to (near) Nottingham ...more

'Government Lists 26 signalboxes'

04/08/13

Article by Robin Jones in the 179 issue of 'Heritage Railway' page 40 ...more

'Raising the Roof Appeal'

17/08/13

'Railway canopy renovation complete'
Loughborough's 'Crystal Palace' is now restored. ...more

Glenfield Tunnel

22/09/13

The Leicester, City Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby has 'tunnel vision' ...more

'National' Museum for GC Leicester North

05/01/14

Further to the announcement Leicester Mercury 8th December 2013 ...more

'Railway restorers get grant to build station'

02/03/14

Great Central Railway branch line to Mountsorrel, project ...more

Another chance to take a journey back in time

06/04/14

2014 Leicester Heritage Bus Running Day ...more

Innovative exhibition on heritage wins prize

20/04/14

Whitwick Historical group to collect a 'Shoestring Prize' ...more