2019 Travels – Return to Cromford

Way back in February 2019, I decided to take a trip to Cromford in Derbyshire. It was after my visit there that I came up with the idea of visiting all 76 stations in the East Midlands Ranger Area. If you are a regular reader of this blog, then you’ll know that I am almost…… Continue reading 2019 Travels – Return to Cromford

2019 Travels – Barrow-upon-Soar

After a couple of months absence, I’m back on my quest to visit all 76 stations in the East Midlands Ranger Area. Since I went to Bingham and Aslockton back in July, I have only been on a train once since then. In August, I took a ride up to Willington and then walked back…… Continue reading 2019 Travels – Barrow-upon-Soar

2019 Travels – Bingham and Aslockton

On a fine and sunny Thursday in July, I decided to try and knock out another two stations on my quest to visit all 76 stations in the East Midlands Ranger Area. After some Google Map searching, I found that Bingham and Aslockton are within an hour’s walking distance, so I booked myself a ticket…… Continue reading 2019 Travels – Bingham and Aslockton

2019 Travels – Sutton-in-Ashfield and Kirkby-in-Ashfield

Good day to you. I said in the previous post that it would be my last train trip of the summer, but I lied. The weather today seemed good for a train journey and a chance to bag two more stations on my quest to visit all 76 stations in the East Midlands Ranger Area,…… Continue reading 2019 Travels – Sutton-in-Ashfield and Kirkby-in-Ashfield

2019 Travels – Nuneaton, Narborough and Leicester

On Friday 7th June 2019, I knocked out another three stations as part of my ongoing East Midlands Ranger Area challenge. In fact, I took six trains to five different stations, but I had been to two of them before. It was a rainy and windy summer’s morning when I left home to start my…… Continue reading 2019 Travels – Nuneaton, Narborough and Leicester

2019 Travels – Ambergate and Whatstandwell

The latest adventure in my quest to visit all the railway stations in the East Midlands Ranger Area continued today, Wednesday 29th May 2019. Before I tell you all about it, it came to my attention yesterday that there are actually 76 stations on the list, and not 75. Ilkeston railway station was opened in…… Continue reading 2019 Travels – Ambergate and Whatstandwell

2019 Travels – Sileby, Loughborough and Beeston

As part of my own personal challenge to visit all 76 railway stations in the East Midlands Ranger Area, I decided to knock out another three stations on Saturday 27th April 2019. My itinerary was to take me from my home station of Burton on Trent to the village of Sileby, Leicestershire. The outbound journey…… Continue reading 2019 Travels – Sileby, Loughborough and Beeston