Pictures as new book explores Peak District railway line

A new book featuring 120 photographs of the stunning Midland Railway line between Ambergate and Buxton has been published.

Thursday, 30th May 2019, 2:54 pm
A train departs from Ambergate for Buxton.

Country Railway Routes’ ‘Ambergate to Buxton’ album explores the route through Matlock and Darley Dale, including Peak Rail. It is available post-free from Middleton Press on 01730 813169.

A train from Manchester arrives at Ambergate station in 1952.
Near Whatstandwell station.
A freight train passes through Cromford in 1934.
Matlock Bath station.
A Jubilee passes through Matlock Bath on an express from London St Pancras.
Matlock station in 1967.
A freight train passes the signal box at Darley Dale.
On the engine shed at Rowsley.
The buffers at Buxton station.
A June 1958 shot of Bakewell station.