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Events and images from 1969

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Key Events from 1969

From the railway archiveThe last train runs on the London Extension on 5th May and the stations are closed and locked for the last time to await their fate.
From the railway archiveA small group of railway enthusiasts, all with a mutual desire to save a part of the old London Extension, create the Main Line Preservation Group in the hope of saving the section of the railway between Leicester and Loughborough.

There are 4 records from 1969

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L1757
British Rail notice: withdrawal of passenger services, March 1969
British Rail notice: withdrawal of passenger services, March 1969
L3102
Ashby Magna Station, as seen on 28th April, 1969
Ashby Magna Station, as seen on 28th April, 1969
L3520
The last Diesel Multiple Unit to pass through Loughborough Central Station in March 1969
The last Diesel Multiple Unit to pass through Loughborough Central Station in March 1969
L3521
Water Tower at Loughborough Central Station
Water Tower at Loughborough Central Station