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The History of the Robin Hood Line, David Amos, Angel Row Local History Forum

06.11.2018, 10:00 am

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Join us on Tuesday 6th November 2018  10.00 to 12.00 at 1st Floor Central Library, Angel Row, Nottingham  for a talk on The History of the Robin Hood Line with  David Amos.

 The original Leen Valley line was opened as far as Kirkby-in-Ashfield on 2 October 1848 where it joined with the Mansfield & Pinxton Railway and services from Mansfield to Nottingham. The line was owned by the London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) from 1923-1947 and in 1948 became part of the nationalised British Railways (BR).  The final closure of all of the stations on the line  in October 1964 left Mansfield without a rail link. The line between Nottingham and Newstead re-opened in 1993 and to Mansfield Woodhouse on 20th November 1995 with the final extension to Worksop opening in 1998. 

Following tea/coffee from 10.00 the talk will start at 10.30

You can pre-register in person at the Local Studies Library, phone 0115 9152870, or by email to: Local_studies.library@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

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Date:
06.11.2018
Time:
10:00 am
Cost:
Free
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Angel Row History Forum
Nottingham Local Studies Library

Venue

Nottingham Central Library
Angel Row
Nottingham, NG1 6HP
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Phone:
0115 915 2873
Website:
www.mynottinghamcity.gov.uk/libraries

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