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A ten mile long line built by local business people connected Kirkby-in-Ashfield (GCR) with Clipstone (LD&ECR) and had connections to five collieries. It opened first to Mansfield Colliery in 1913 and completely in 1916 for goods. Passenger services started in 1917.
1923 Became part of London and North Eastern Railway