The in-between years
The years between the closure to passenger traffic in 1964 and reopening in 1983
The site of Kirkby Tunnel taken from the north west in May 1990
Looking north west from Kirkby Tunnel in May 1990
Passing Mansfield Station in 198? on an excursion
Bestwood Junction. The train is the “Dukeries Collier” which ran from Nottingham
to a number of north Nottinghamshire collieries on the 27th June 1992.
The train is seen here running to Calverton Colliery.
Linby, the end of the operational stump of the line in 1985. The train is the
“Ollerton Ogdoad” railtour which ran on 2nd March 1985. In the background
is class 40 D200 which headed the tour for the next stage of the tour.