Northern Introducing New Temporary Timetable from 2nd August
Jul30

Northern Introducing New Temporary Timetable from 2nd August

Customers travelling in the North West are advised to check before they travel due to the introduction of new temporary timetables from Monday 2 August. The timetables will see a reduction in services on some routes, though every effort has been made to protect key services at peak times. The temporary timetables have been introduced due to the reduction in available train crew because of the virus and colleagues self-isolating.  The...

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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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