SK4051 : Butterley Station (remains)

taken 54 years ago, near to Butterley, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Butterley Station (remains)
Butterley Station (remains)
View westward, towards Ambergate, also Ripley; ex-Midland, Ambergate, and Derby via Ripley - Pye Bridge lines. This station, which is now the headquarters of the heritage Midland Railway (Butterley), lost its regular passenger services first on 1/6/30 from Derby via Ripley, then on 16/6/47 from Ambergate and Pye Bridge. Goods traffic lasted until 1968 - and evidently the station was still being cared for in 1963. After eight years of restoration work, passenger trains were restored along the line to Swanwick on 22/8/81 and the Centre is now a great attraction.
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SK4051, 90 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
12 July 1963   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 10 July, 2010
Category
Railway station (closed)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 401 519 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:3.7920N 1:24.1035W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 401 519
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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