Former Great Longstone for Ashford Station :: Shared Description

Great Longstone for Ashford railway station was a station which served Great and Little Longstone in the Peak District. It was opened in 1863 by the Midland Railway on its extension of the Manchester, Buxton, Matlock and Midlands Junction Railway from Rowsley.
Originally known as Longstone railway station, in 1913 it was renamed Great Longstone for Ashford (Ashford-in-the-Water). Once the London, Midland and Scottish Railway reached Manchester the line carried expresses to London St Pancras and heavy mineral traffic.
It closed in 1962.
by N Chadwick
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SK1971 : Former Station House, Great Langstone Station by N Chadwick
SK1971 : Former Great Longstone for Ashford Station by N Chadwick
SK1971 : Former Station House, Great Langstone Station by N Chadwick
SK1971 : Longstone Lane Bridge, Monsal Trail by N Chadwick
SK1971 : Former Great Longstone for Ashford Station by N Chadwick
SK1971 : Former Great Longstone for Ashford Station by N Chadwick


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Created: Fri, 29 Jan 2016, Updated: Fri, 29 Jan 2016

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