Shackerstone Station

Shackerstone Station

Headquarters of The Battlefield Line. The line was originally a collaboration between the LNWR and Midland Railway and entitled The Ashby and Nuneaton Joint Railway. Shackerstone Station was built to a Midland Railway design classified as First Class on this line.

Shackerstone Station

Shackerstone Station

The main station building contains the ticket office and an interesting museum

Shackerstone Station

Shackerstone Station

DMU at Shackerstone

DMU at Shackerstone

Cumbria

Cumbria

0-6-0 saddle tank Cumbria on duty at Shackerstone.

Pannier tank 7752 at Shackerstone

Pannier tank 7752 at Shackerstone

Pannier tank in GWR livery. Photo taken from former picnic area at Shackerstone.

Market Bosworth Up Platform

Market Bosworth Up Platform

Another First Class station on the line. The main station building now houses a motor trader and the railway is restricted to using the Down platform.

Market Bosworth Down Platform

Market Bosworth Down Platform

Platform currently being developed by the railway.

Mayflower approaching Coton

Mayflower approaching Coton

Ex LNER B1 4-6-0 Mayflower visiting the Battlefield Line.

0-6-0 Pannier Tank 7752 at Coton

0-6-0 Pannier Tank 7752 at Coton

DMU departing Shenton

DMU departing Shenton

Shenton Up Platform

Shenton Up Platform

This is not the original station building. The original building was a Third Class structure on the down platform. The building shown here was originally from Humberstone Road, Leicester on the Midland Counties Railway. It was moved brick by brick to Shenton in the 1990s.

Shenton Down Platform

Shenton Down Platform

This is all that remains of the original buildings on the down platform.

Saddle Tank at Shenton

Saddle Tank at Shenton

Photographed in bright October sunshine.

Saddle Tank 813 at Shenton

Saddle Tank 813 at Shenton

Approaching its train ready to hook up.

Saddle Tank 813 at Shenton

Saddle Tank 813 at Shenton

Preparing to run round its train before returning to Shackerstone

Saddle Tank 813 at Shenton

Saddle Tank 813 at Shenton

Running round its train showing its GWR livery.

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