Tag: Broom Pit

Last Coals To Leeds: Pupils launch railway’s new book

Pupils from Hunslet Carr and Windmill Primary Schools helped Middleton railway launch its new booklet about Middleton Broom Pit today (14 September 2018). The children heard from the railway’s Vice President Ian Smith and received their copies of the booklet from Cllr Judith Blake and Cllr Paul Truswell. They then

Broom Pit anniversary to be celebrated

The Middleton Railway Trust (MRT) has received funding from Middleton Park ward Councillors to mark the 50th anniversary of the closure of Broom Pit, the last coal mine in South Leeds, in 1968. MRT will be producing a special booklet for all primary school children in the ward as well