extending the popular sidetracked series
Kirby Muxloe railway station was a station on the Midland Railway line between Leicester and Desford that bypassed part of the Leicester and Swannington Railway in Leicestershire, England.
The Midland opened line through Kirby Muxloe in 1848. The following year the Midland opened its line from Coalville Town to Burton-on-Trent, making the line through Kirby Muxloe part of its through route between Leicester and Burton-on-Trent.
British Railways closed Kirby Muxloe station in 1964. It was one of numerous railway stations closed at that time that Flanders and Swann included in their song Slow Train released that year.