Midland Main Lines

Leicester to Burton

including the Swadlincote Branch

ISBN:978 1 908174 85 7
First Published:27 February 2016
Authors:Vic Mitchell & Keith Smith
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Book Info:

96 Pages
120 Photographs
Large Scale Maps
Other details of local history



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This album is unique in the series in that it has details of an 1832 pioneering route - the Leicester & Swannington Railway.

The combination of granite, sanitary ware, coal and beer make an unusual selection of products to be discussed in a Midland volume.



'The book gives a fascinating insight into the line and encouraged this reader to do further research.'
(The Railway Observer, June 2016)


Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Leicester London Road1-3
Kirby Muxloe17-20
Merrylees 29-30
Desford Colliery Siding31
Thornton Lane 32
Bagworth Colliery 33
Bagworth & Ellistown 34-38
Ellistown Colliery Sidings40
Bagworth Incline41-42
Stud Farm Quarry43-44
Bardon Hill45-49
Coalville 50
Coalville Town51-58
Coalville Engine Shed59-62
Coalville Colliery Sidings 63-64
Swannington Incline65-66
Calcutta Colliery67
Swannington Main Colliery67
Mantle Lane Sidings68-69
Snibston Colliery70-71
Ashby de la Zouch75-80
New Lount Pit 81
Moira West Junction85-88
Birmingham Curve Junction93
Leicester Junction94-95
Burton on Trent96-105
Cadley Hill Colliery108
Woodville 109-111
Glenfield 114-115
Leicester West Bridge116-121

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