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Proposed Steam Museum for Leicester

Leicester Mercury of the 8th December 2012, Front Page, and page 2, announces the joining of Great Central Railway, National Railway Museum of York and Leicester City Council forming a joint proposal to establish a Steam railway Museum at Leicester North railway Station.

'To tell the story of how the Railways helped Leicester become a thriving Industrial City'

See also the story on the Leicester City Council's web site at www.leicester.gov.uk click on 'item' in the 'News' section.

The Leicester Mercury of the 2nd January 2013 speaks of Charnwood Borough Council which body covers Loughborough of their disapointment in losing the Museum bid to leicester but the article leaves them on a positive note.
Leicester Mercury Wednesday January 2nd 2013 page 12