The station was on the Great Central Railway, just to the north of Leicester. Opened in the 1890s and closed in 1963 this book is a wonderful collection of memories and photographs of a fairly insignificant station which nonetheless is part of our transport heritage which would otherwise have gone unrecorded. It is also the more recent story of the campaign by local groups to preserve and re-open the line, and the controversial demolition of the station and its replacement by Leicester North as the terminus for the Heritage line to Loughborough.