Newtown station bridge
Feb12

Newtown station bridge

You will have no doubt noticed the scaffolding and workmen busy on the platform bridge at Newtown station. The bridge and stairs are 157 years old and were in need of some TLC to restore them to their former glory. The Grade-II listed Victorian structure was originally built in 1863, six years after the station opened and as with the bridge at Central station is a beautiful reminder of our railway heritage here in New Mills Access to...

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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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Videos
Jul21

Videos

Over the coming weeks we will be publishing a series of videos of New Mills showing the town in its different aspects. The first one shows the great outdoors and is produced by Sonder Pictures of New Mills  ...

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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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