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Events and images from 2003

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Key Events from 2003

From the railway archiveDavid Clarke, a Loughborough businessman and benefactor to the Main Line Steam Trust passes away. David had a passion for the preserved railway and was a popular figure with the staff and volunteers alike - he was often seen getting his hands dirty. His death was strongly felt by the railway.
From the railway archiveThe Great Central Railway at Ruddington celebrates ten years of operations. To celebrate, it holds a gala weekend over the August bank holiday where Edgar Fay, grandson of Sir Sam Fay, names a new class 66 diesel locomotive in his grandfathers' honour.
From the railway archiveThe Great Central Railway plc and the Great Central Railway (Nottingham) decide to push forward with the plans to 'Bridge the Gap' between the station at Loughborough Central and the southern point of GCR (N) operations near the Loughborough Midland station and the Brush works. This work will entail the construction of several new bridges and the creation of a new embankment.

There are 9 records from 2003

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L1175
'O4' class 2-8-0 freight locomotive, number 63601, at Leicester North station in 2003.
'O4' class 2-8-0 freight locomotive, number 63601, at Leicester North station in 2003.
L3305
Former contractors office for MSLR on Talbot Lane, Leicester
Former contractors office for MSLR on Talbot Lane, Leicester
L3306
Houses for displaced residents of the Blackfriars area.
Houses for displaced residents of the Blackfriars area.
L3307
Section of the Blackfriars Tessellated Roman Pavement, Leicester.
Section of the Blackfriars Tessellated Roman Pavement, Leicester.
L3308
Section of the Blackfriars Tessellated Roman Pavement, Leicester.
Section of the Blackfriars Tessellated Roman Pavement, Leicester.
L3309
Remains of a former Great Central Railway bridge abutment near West Bridge, Leicester
Remains of a former Great Central Railway bridge abutment near West Bridge, Leicester
L3310
The former Great Central Railway generator house on Jarvis Street, Leicester
The former Great Central Railway generator house on Jarvis Street, Leicester
L3311
Entrance to the former Blackfriars Mosaic Chamber
Entrance to the former Blackfriars Mosaic Chamber
L3312
Bridge abutment on Welles Street, Leicester
Bridge abutment on Welles Street, Leicester