Coalville, 1980s.

Snibston Colliery coal train, Coalville


1-of-5) Snibston Colliery sidings, Coalville, with a train load of coal in the distance ready to depart, 7/12/83.

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Snibston Colliery coal train crossing Belvoir Road, Coalville


2-of-5) The train of coal from Snibston Colliery crossing Belvoir Road, Coalville heading to the exchange sidings on the main line, 7/12/83.

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Snibston Colliery coal train crossing Belvoir Road, Coalville


3-of-5) Loco pushing at rear of the train of coal from Snibston Colliery crossing Belvoir Road and heading to the exchange sidings on the main line, Coalville, 7/12/83.

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Locomotive returning to Snibston Colliery, Coalville


5-of-5) Here, on the original occasion, the locomotive is returning to Snibston Colliery, Coalville, after delivering the train of coal to the exchange sidings, 7/12/83.

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Locomotive by the Snibston Colliery exchange sidings, Coalville


4-of-5) On a later occasion, a locomotive waits at the end of the branch from Snibston Colliery while loaded wagons are shunted at the exchange sidings on the Leicester to Burton line, Coalville, 1984.  This locomotive had probably helped bring the wagons from the colliery and was waiting for the shunting to be completed before returning.

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Coalville 1980s