Country Railway Routes

Ambergate to Buxton

including the Peak Railway

ISBN:978 1 910356 28 9
First Published:31 May 2019
Authors:Vic Mitchell & Keith Smith
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Book Info:

96 Pages
120 Photographs
Large Scale Maps
Other details of local history



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The high level limestone offers superb scenery and is in many of the views enclosed herein.

It has thus generated much passenger traffic and also the present Monsal Trail on the track bed.

Stone traffic is also included, with a variety of locomotives.



'To say that the photographic coverage is extensive is a bit of an understatement, because it really is phenomenal...
   Thoroughly recommended for all of those who are interested in the lines in this beautiful part of England, especially those building models of them.'
(British Railway Modelling, September 2019)

'Middleton's ever-expanding library of regional railway histories has found its way to the much-loved - and much-missed - Midland Railway (MR) main line between Ambergate and Buxton... The book features a wide range of Midland, LMS and BR traction - steam and diesel - with a fascinating mix of passenger and goods traffic that once flowed through the valleys and gorges of the White Peak.'
(The Railway Magazine, September 2019)

'Regular readers will know by now that I always find the [Middleton Press] volumes of interest, partly because of the historical timetables and tickets shown and the fascinating images.'
(PHF, Railway Observer, September 2019, Vol.89, No.1087)

[Review on Ambergate to Buxton and Buxton to Stockport:]
'As always, if you have even a passing interest in the locations covered, these books are a value for money purchase for your bookshelf.'
(SLS Journal, September/October 2019, No.919, Volume 95)


Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Ambergate 1-5
Whatstandwell 6-9
Cromford 11-15
Matlock Bath 16-20
Matlock 22-28
Darley Dale 31-35
Rowsley 37-44
Bakewell 46-50
Hassop 51-54
Great Longstone for Ashford 55-57
Monsal Dale 58-65
Millers Dale 69-77
Buxton 82-101
Buxton (Peak Rail) 102-105
Rowsley South (Peak Rail)106-110
Darley Dale (Peak Rail) 111-115
Matlock Riverside (Peak Rail) 116-117
Matlock (Peak Rail) 118-120

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