3rd August 1907
The British Association
for the Advancement of Science
(Visit to the Leicester & Swannington Railway)
|?????||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)|
(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)
|Leicester (London Road)||11.52d|
|Tea at Maynard Hotel, Bagworth||16.00|
|Leicester (West Bridge)||19.35a|
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