Littleton Colliery

  • Chasewater to commemorate closure of Littleton Colliery

    Chasewater to commemorate closure of Littleton Colliery

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    STAFFORDSHIRE’S long heritage of deep coal mining finally came to an end on December 3, 1993 when Littleton Colliery closed, the last mine in the Cannock Chase Coalfield.  A little more than 25 years later, the Chasewater Railway (CR) will mark the anniversary with a Littleton-themed weekend on April 6-7. The commemorative event will tie…

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