Quorn and Woodhouse Station

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Opened in 1899, Quorn and Woodhouse railway station was part of the Great Central Railway London Extension. The station design is of a single double sided island platform. The single storey platform buildings are constructed of red brick with the office of the station master having a fretted canopy. The station was closed in 1963 and reopened in 1974 as part of the then private Great Central Railway.

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The goods yard was expanded during World War II with ammunition stored in local bases.

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The station has been restored to a 1940’s style due to the association with World War II.

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The Booking Office (below) and General Waiting Room (above) with authentic furniture and advertising.

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The Great Central Railway is the only double track main line heritage railway in the UK and is Grade II Listed.

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