SK0294 : Dinting station (1984)

near to Gamesley, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Dinting station (1984)
Dinting station (1984)
A three-car class 506 emu LinkExternal link at Dinting with the 13.43 Hadfield Manchester Piccadilly. See also SK0294 : Dinting station - Glossop branch platforms and SK0294 : Dinting station - Hadfield branch platforms.
Dinting Station
Dinting Station opened on 24th December 1842 as part of the Sheffield, Ashton-Under-Lyne and Manchester Railway. It was originally called Glossop station and was the terminus of the line from Manchester until the line through Hadfield and the Woodhead tunnel to Sheffield was completed. The branch line to Glossop itself (the east curve from Hadfield) opened on 9th June 1845 and the station was renamed Dinting. The west curve linking the Manchester line to Glossop opened in 1884. The Woodhead line was closed in 1981 and only Hadfield station survived. Although in Derbyshire it is part of the Transport for Greater Manchester rail network. Trains from Manchester generally stop at Dinting en route for Glossop. On arrival at Glossop the trains then travel to Hadfield and back to Glossop before returning via Dinting to Manchester.
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1984
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 9 October, 1984   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 1 May, 2012
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0203 9470 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.9436N 1:58.2541W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0202 9469
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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