Derbyshire Stations – Hope

It is always a pleasure to visit the Peak District, and so I decided to tick off another Derbyshire station by visiting the village of Hope, the next station along from Bamford on the Hope Valley Line. The journey began at Burton on Trent on Monday morning, 13th February, and ended there. Disruption caused by…… Continue reading Derbyshire Stations – Hope

Nottinghamshire Stations – Newark North Gate

After all the fun and frolics in South Yorkshire and on the Cross-City Line so far this year, it was time to go back to the East Midlands, and to one of the remaining stations I have yet to visit in Nottinghamshire; Newark North Gate. I first visited Newark in October 2019, ticking Newark Castle…… Continue reading Nottinghamshire Stations – Newark North Gate

Cross-City Line – Butlers Lane and Blake Street, Sutton Coldfield

It was a cold, dark, and very early Saturday morning, 28th January, when I ticked off two more stations on the Cross-City Line which runs from Lichfield Trent Valley to Bromsgrove and Redditch. The 6:20am service to Plymouth is the first train of the day at Burton on Trent station, and I and a few…… Continue reading Cross-City Line – Butlers Lane and Blake Street, Sutton Coldfield