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Rutland Railway Iron Museum (United Kingdom)


This museum whilst labelled a Railway Museum seeks to record and demonstrate the Ironstone Railways and Mines typically found across the Midlands.

It is based near Cottesmore in Rutland on the the end of a former Midland Railway Branch built to serve the Cottesmore and Exton Quarries. The loading dock for filling the wagons still stands and a there are several locomotives, wagons and relics on site of the railways/quarries. There is an engine shed, and various other displays, with demonstrations of loading trains etc / working practices carried out on steaming/open days.

[url]http://www.rutlandrailwaymuseum.org.uk/index.html[/url]

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Major Mining Region

Rutland Railway Iron Museum belongs to the Leicestershire region.

See also:

Rutland Railway Iron Museum served all the following:

Cottesmore Iron Mine

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All iron museums in United Kingdom (SK)
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