County council buys a million Great Central Railway shares!

THE Great Central Railway’s ‘Bridging the Gap’ project has been given a £250,000 major vote of confidence by Leicestershire County Council.

County council buys a million Great Central Railway shares!
Visiting SDJR 2-8-0 No. 53808 passes Kinchley Lane on the Great Central Railway with a photo charter goods train on May 26. PHIL WATERFIELD
At its meeting on June 18, members of the authority’s cabinet agreed to buy a million shares in the line’s plc company, using reserve funds earmarked for economic development.

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