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Out Now on CD

Few people seem to know that the Leicester to Swannington Railway was one of the oldest railways in the world. This new publication, the work of many authors under the editorship of LIHS member Keith Drury, brings together a wealth of material, including hundreds of previously unpublished photographs. It includes all the new material relating to the railway system between Leicester and Swannington which has been found by our Society over recent years, including all the operations and companies associated with it,   

We’ve designated it as the ‘compendium’ as it holds everything we’ve found – an eclectic mix not to be missed! And we hope there will be more to come. There’s a whole Appendix tantalisingly entitled ‘Untapped Resources’ still to be explored!

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The Leicester to Swannington
Update 2010: Compendium

An e-publication by
Leicestershire Industrial History Society

Leicester to Swannington Railway disk


Available at LIHS meetings or from David Lyne. Prices: Now only £5 Post and packing £2. Discounts for bulk orders - please contact David Lyne for details. Contact details below.

  map showing route of Leicester to Swannington Railway