3rd August 1907

The British Association for the Advancement of Science
(Visit to the Leicester & Swannington Railway)

Traction Used ???
Stock Used ?????

Route :

Traction Route
????? Leicester (London Road) - Knighton North Jn - Saffron Lane Jn - Kirby Muxloe - Desford Jn - Desford - Bagworth - Coalville Jn - Coalville (1)
????? Swannington - Mantle Lane East Jn - Coalville - Coalville Jn - Bagworth (2) - Desford - Desford Jn - Leicester (West Bridge)

Notes :
(1) 'For visit to the Engine Sheds, Winding Engine, walk down Swannington Incline, visit Pumping Engine etc'.
(2) 'Tea at Maynard Hotel, Bagworth. Vidit Bagworth Colliery and the ancient incline of 1832'. It was further noted 'For those who desire to return to Leicester direct after visiting Bagwoth Colliery and Incline, a train leaves Bagworth Station at 6.35pm, arriving Leicester (London Road) at 7.0 pm'.
(3) Route & traction confirmation required. Members of the Railway Club acted as guides for this visit and were provided with notes and timings (from which this tour Page has been constructed).

Source : John Debens

Timings (Booked Only)
(from John Debens)

Location Booked
Leicester (London Road) 11.52d
Coalville 12.15a
Swannington 15.42d
Bagworth 15.56a
Tea at Maynard Hotel, Bagworth 16.00
Bagworth 18.35d
Desford 18.42a ~19.15d
Leicester (West Bridge) 19.35a

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