HRH The Prince of Wales visits Mountsorrel

H.R.H. The Prince of Wales visited the Mountsorrel Branch on Wednesday 25th January.

3F 47406 awaits the arrival of The Prince of Wales at Mountsorrel Station

3F 47406 awaits the arrival of The Prince of Wales at Mountsorrel Station

The Prince was visiting the Mountsorrel & Rothley Community Heritage Centre, and during his visit travelled on the footplate of 47406 from Mountsorrel to Nunckley Hill before taking a tour of the Heritage Centre and nature trail. Finally, Prince Charles unveiled a plaque to mark the work of volunteers who have restored the branch. Centre director Steve Cramp said the visit was a "marvellous advert for the volunteers efforts.

A more detailed report of the Royal visit will be published in the near future.

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