Links to other websites with content primarily relating to the Great Central Railway (1897-1923) and the present G.C.R. in operation on the preserved mainline in the midlands may be found listed below. If you know of further links that would form a suitable addition to these listings then please submit these via the contact page, or via the e-mail link at the bottom of this page.
This is page No. 1 of a total of 4.
All links to other websites are arranged in descending alphabetical order.
"Ferny Bridge", Leicester viaduct
"[Ferns] are as much a part of steam railway history as their viaducts, bridges and walls". Ecology of the Leicester viaduct...
Chris Ward's Annesley Motive Power Site
Train operating company using the truncated G.C.R. route out of Marylebone.
Dukinfield Wagon Works
Packed full of photographs from the 50s & 60s of this ex GCr depot in its last years with B.R. Some great sound recordings as well.
GCR 567 Loco - Facebook site
Dukinfield (G.C.R.) Carriage and Wagon Works.
GCR 567 Locomotive Group
The Facebook site of the GCR 567 Locomotive Group.
The Organisation that is building a new Great Central Railway class 2 locomotive
GCR 567 Locomotive Group - Yahoo Site
The MAIN website for the New Build GCR Locomotive Project
No. 567 was a Gorton Built MS&LR Class 2 Locomotive and is believed to be the first photographed engine of this class (taken at the Gorton Works, Manchester in Jan 1891, 1 month after it was completed)
Gladstone: Opening speech - Hawarden Bridge
New Build Great Central Railway Locomotive No 567 Group's Yahoo site
Gladstone's speech addressing Edward Watkin and others on the opening of the Hawarden swing-bridge (River Dee), 3rd August 1889.
The Great Central Railway in Leicestershire, by John Neave.
Great Central Railway
Gorton (G.C.R.) Locomotive Works Openshaw, Manchester.
Great Central Railway (Link) Ltd.
Great Central Railway based at Loughborough.
Company formed specifically to deal with bridging 'the Gap' re-opening part of the London Extension in Loughborough, required to join the southern and northern preserved sections.