New Mills Station Benefits from Investment in Improvements
May14

New Mills Station Benefits from Investment in Improvements

Train operator, Northern have been hard at work over the past year working on a series of new projects and upgrades right across their network, including our local station, New Mills Newtown.Improvements include – Brand new ticket machines– Better accessibility for mobility scooters– Refurbished waiting roomsAnd that’s not all, the following improvements have also been made: – Brand new LED lighting to...

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Full steam ahead
Feb23

Full steam ahead

Some good news for the Hope Valley Line as the Secretary of State for Transport has given notice of his intention to approve Network Rail’s Transport & Works Act Order application to improve train capacity on the route. The project covers building the passing loop at Bamford, improving the junction at Dore, and building a new Manchester-bound platform at Dore & Totley Station. This is welcome news for the Sheffield –...

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New Mills model railway exhibition – 17 and 18 June

On the weekend of 17 and 18 June the annual show comes back to New Mills Town Hall with many live working exhibits, trade stands and advice that can be given by local enthusiasts. The show opens daily at 10am and light refreshments are available.    ...

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Arriva Trains
Jul07

Arriva Trains

Arriva has arrived and more trains are promised Arriva has won the Contract to deliver the area’s train services and so the Arriva Northern Director for Communities and Sustainability, Dr Booth, gave a verbal presentation at the recent High Peak and Hope Valley Rail Partnership’s meeting explaining the services and facilities that they had promoted in their planning to enable their success. Better availability of ticket...

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Steaming through New Mills
Feb13

Steaming through New Mills

On Valentines Day at 11:45am the ‘Tin Bath’ will come steaming through New Mills Central. A real spectacle to see two steam engines pulling this retro train across to Sheffield via the Hope Valley line More details...

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New Mills and District Railway Modellers
Jan29

New Mills and District Railway Modellers

The club was formed in 1974 to help raise funds for the proposed New Mills Swimming Pool.  After the pool had been built, the members, having enjoyed the experience of staging the fund raising exhibitions, decided to carry on as New Mills and District Railway Modellers. Meetings were held in one of the local pubs and the first independent exhibition was organised. This proved to be a success and we were on our way. Many of those who...

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