Nottingham to Melton Mowbray and Manton to Corby Line (Midland Railway)






Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


Nottingham to Melton Mowbray





Sign on Widmerpool overbridge. The line is now the Alstom test track. ...
Ewan Crawford //
Widmerpool station. The line is now the Alstom test track. The station is now a pub. ...
Ewan Crawford //


Leyland Experimental Vehicle LEV1 emerging from Stanton Tunnel on the Old Dalby test track in 1980. ...
Ian Dinmore //1980










Manton to Corby





Not so much a viaduct, as a railway in the sky. [see image 51582] This structure was on the MR from Kettering to Manton Junction; whereas Seaton was ...
Ken Strachan 07/06/2015

46233 'Duchess of Sutherland' approaches Harringworth viaduct (via the eponymous station) on the Railway Touring Company's Yorkshireman railtour. The ...
Ken Strachan 19/10/2019

The ironstone railways feeding the short-lived (46 years) Corby steelworks were lightly laid and left little trace after their passing. My c1980 OS ...
Ken Strachan 05/04/2013



Creeping modernization - a second track and OHLE have arrived at Corby since my last visit [see image 60099]
See
Ken Strachan 19/10/2019
A Meridian Class 222 approaches Corby station (notice the OHLE and second track) after mysteriously recessing to the North of the station (these units ...
Ken Strachan 19/10/2019
The new Corby station with an attractive sculpture on the forecourt area.
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John Yellowlees 07/12/2017
As good an example as many of how the emphasis on our national railway is turning from freight (notice the turnout to the tube works South of the ...
Ken Strachan 07/06/2015