Retro train with a handful of tickets left
Jun20

Retro train with a handful of tickets left

We have just received an update from the company running the retro rail tour train on 11 July and there are very few tickets left in all classes, in fact we might even need a longer platform to fit the train on. At the moment, Marple are a handful of tickets ahead of  New Mills in terms of passengers boarding – we can’t be having that! There’s a folk band and some other entertainment on board, and of course several...

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Full steam ahead
Feb14

Full steam ahead

Well we could hardly say it was planned and it is a little bit early to celebrate New Mills 150, but Sunday morning (15 February) at 11:30am a double header steam train will be passing through New Mills onto the Hope Valley Line. You will get fantastic views of it from either platform (stand back from the edge please), but equally good views as it passes under the Heritage Centre (Rock Mill Lane) and then out the other side through...

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The train now standing on platform 1…
Feb12

The train now standing on platform 1…

As part of New Mills celebration of the opening of New Mills Central station on the Hope Valley line (Manchester to Sheffield) 150 years ago there will be  a ‘retro train’ heading up along the Cumbrian coastline on 11 July. The train will have several classes with everything from fine dining through to bring your own picnic and entertainment en route and some free time to explore the City of Carlisle. The exact timing and...

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