Kirby Muxloe & Bagworth, 1960s.
There are three groups of photographs on this page:
1-of-12) The disused line out of Bagworth Colliery towards the exchange sidings and main line, 10/7/67. By now coal was being transported underground to the washery at Nailstone Colliery and then transported back to Bagworth exchange sidings by train.
2-of-12) The exchange sidings at Bagworth, looking towards Coalville.
3-of-12) Coal from Nailstone Colliery to Bagworth crossing the Ellistown to Bagworth road hauled by a 0-6-0ST, 10/7/67.
4-of-12) Coal train from Nailstone Colliery arriving at Bagworth behind the 0-6-0ST. D5406 is passing on the main line, heading towards Coalville. 10/7/67.
5-of-12) 0-6-0ST setting off from the coal train it has just brought in, Bagworth sidings, 10/07/67.
6-of-12) 0-6-0ST at Bagworth preparing to return to Nailstone Colliery with empty wagons, 10/7/67.
7-of-12) Ruston & Hornsby (wks. no. 420139) 0-4-0 Diesel-Electric shunter no. 15/3/3 at Ellistown Colliery sidings, 10/7/67.
8-of-12) D5192, heading past the closed Kirby Muxloe station with a breakdown train to a derailed locomotive in Coalville, 2/8/67.
9-of-12) The closed Kirby Muxloe station, 2/8/67
10-of-12) EE 0-6-0 diesel no. 20 makes its way back to Nailstone colliery from the exchange sidings at Bagworth, and is about to cross the road at Battram, 28/3/69.
11-of-12) EE 0-6-0 diesel no. 20 makes its way back to Nailstone colliery and is crossing the road at Battram, 28/3/69.
12-of-12) EE 0-6-0 diesel no. 20 heads back to Nailstone colliery from the exchange sidings at Bagworth, 28/3/69.
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