This following website covers the line as a whole and contains maps, photographs and information about the line and its history:

 

www.meltonmowbray.steamrailways.com

This particular website, etablished by local railway enthusiast Peter Smith, covers the area around Melton Mowbray including the GN & LNWR Joint line through the town

as featured on our layout:

 

www.meltonmowbrayrailways.info

 

An interview by Andy York of BRM magazine, also featuring the layout, 

can be seen at the following:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQYyCVBJZlA&feature=youtu.be

 

Video footage of MELTON MOWBRAY (NORTH) taken by

John at the Nottingham Model Railway Exhibition, March 2014

shows the layout in the period from 1948 to 1953:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PAhG7LlTK8

 

Other videos taken by members of the public also appear on YouTube

and may be accessed simply by entering Melton owbray North in the search facility.

 

 

Click on the following  to access an interesting site showing a walk along the remnants of the GN & LNWR line:

 

www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LKSODCDLYw

 

  

Donated by Nigel Lilley and filmed by his father, Douglas,

this is some fascinating, if rather sad film of the last days

at the station before closure.  This photo, taken fom the film,

shows young Nigel with his grandfather, signalman Charles Lilley, on the very last day of operation.

 

Click on the following link to view the film:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYwxkqVF0vc

 Video clips of  the layout can be seen at the NEC (Warley) as part of visitors compilations on the following:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWwyNoGbHnE

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzKVRlQHio8

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DgXwCFQHbV4

Old meets new:

a Britannia on a fish train passes a J6 on a local goods

Photo by Andy York, BRM

General Information

Video footage of the layout

Film of the real thing

Other videos of interest