Gedling Station and 'the Back Line': a display of images and stories, plus a talk, exploring Gedling Station past, present and future

At Carlton Library


A display of images and stories, a talk and the chance to share your own photos and memories of Gedling Station before and after the closure of the train line in 1960. Gedling Station, on Shearing Hill, is still standing. 

Display open during normal library opening hours:

Monday 9.30am-7.00pm
Tuesday 9.30am-6.00pm
Wednesday closed
Thursday 9.30am-7.00pm
Friday closed
Saturday 9.30am-1.00pm
Sunday closed

Come and share your memories, bring along old photographs, or enjoying learning about Gedling of old. 

Talk on Thursday 1 February at 2pm.

All welcome.

Hear about the history of Gedling Railway Station, its close connections with Gedling Colliery and the days when it provided day trips to the seaside!

Find out about local suggestions for restoring Gedling Station to its former glory as a heritage centre and community hub.


We're pleased to be running this event in partnership with Gedling Village Preservation Society, and would like to also thank Inspire for their support.

Carlton Library

Manor Road
Phone: 0115 987 027

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