Signalling Record Society - 50 Years
RailRef Line Codes AN
Ashby & Nuneaton Joint Railway (MR & LNWR)
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|Ashby Junction - Moira West Junction
18m25c Ashby Junction NW180ASE: Weddington Junction - Shackerstone Junction
AMS: Shackerstone Junction - Moira West Junction
|Abbey Junction - Weddington Junction||AJW|
|Hinckley - Stoke Golding
17m41c HinckleyMR Distance Diagram sheet 66 of 1906 shows the line as 'disused'.
|Shackerstone Junction - Coalville Junction
6m11c Shackerstone Junction AN001ASC: Shackerstone Junction - Coalfelds Farm GF
CFL: Coalfields Farm GF - Coalville Junction
|Donisthorpe Junction - Donisthorpe Colliery
0m00c Donisthorpe Junction AN001MR Distance book, sheet 25 of 1920, shows this as a MR Branch. Industrial Railway Society (Industrial Railways and Locomotives of Leicestershire & South Derbyshire, 2006) indicates that branch was opened 1873 and may have changed hands in 1895. The IRS also state a branch was opened from this line to the Ashby Canal in 1919 - this is not shown on the MR sheet of 1920.
Donisthorpe Colliery Co Ltd was a subsidiary of Moira Colliery Co Ltd, and had been owned by Checkland until 1903. IRS record the colliery becoming part of the NCB in 1947. Closed 1990.
|Moira South Junction - Moira East Junction|