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15th April 1973

On 15th April 1973 a "Calder Valley" three car class 110 dmu disappears into New Mills tunnel heading for the Hope Valley line with a service for Sheffield and probably beyond. On the left in the New Mills turn back tunnel as we called it, because it was used to turn back the 2 car dmus back to Manchester is a class 104 dmu, this tunnel is 197 yards long and was only half bricked up at the other end, officially called Hayfield Tunnel and was the start of the 2.5 mile branch to Hayfield which closed to all traffic on 03/01/70. Today the tunnel is trackless but the tunnel mouth is still there, at the other end of the tunnel is the start of the Sett Valley trail which is on the old track bed to Hayfield. Andrew J Crowther.


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15th April 1973

A "Calder Valley" three car class 110 dmu passes through New Mills Central, heading for the Hope Valley line with a service for Sheffield, on 15th April 1973. Andrew J Crowther.


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27th January 1979

The 12.45 Buxton service calls at New Mills Newtown comprising of the standard Buxton based BRC&W class 104 3 car dmu, whilst working a Manchester Piccadilly-Buxton service. 27th January 1979. Andrew J Crowther.


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1st March 1980

A Class 104 / 101 formation at New Mills South Junction, 01/03/1980. Graeme Phillips Collection.


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18th July 1981

A Class 114 with E56005 at the front pauses at New Mills Central on its way to Sheffield, 18th July 1981. Andrew McConnell.


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8th April 1982

A class 124 dmu has just passed New Mills Central on a Manchester Piccadilly to Hull service crossing the Goyt Valley, 8/4/82. Stephen Burdett.


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27th July 1982

A Trans-Pennine unit seen at New Mills on the 27th July 1982. 54A South Dock.


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Unknown Date

A Class 108 set at New Mills Central. Date unknown. Andrew McConnell.


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14th August 1983

Of all the railway photographs that i've taken over the years, it will always be this one that reminds me of all those happy days in the sunshine as a kid sat on Marsh Lane road bridge here. At this time the tracks off to the left by the signal box were freight only, the Lincoln allocated Derby 1956 built class 114 dmu is passing with a New Mills Central-Sheffield local service, 14th August 1983. Andrew J Crowther.


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18th April 1984

Passing New Mills South Junction on the 18th April 1984 is a Hull Botanic Gardens (BG) based 1960 Swindon built class 124 Trans Pennine dmu with a Manchester Piccadilly-Hull Paragon service. These units were all taken out of service the following month and their duties taken over by class 31/4 locomotive hauled services. Andrew J Crowther.


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24th February 1985

Permanent way work at the once 4 tracked Buxworth cutting, just south of New Mills South Junc on the Hope Valley line, sees 37079 (D6779) stationary on a ballast train, whilst a class 108 comes past wrong line with a local service to Sheffield. on today's railway this would mean Rail Replacement buses. 24th February 1985. Andrew J Crowther.


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10th April 1985

Gloucester Railway Carriage & Wagon 1959 built Class 128 parcels unit M55994 is seen tagged into the rear of the 13.29 Manchester Piccadilly-Buxton service, which was worked by class 104 units M53456, M59230, M53504. At New Mills Newtown, 10th April 1985. Andrew J Crowther.


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7th July 1985

Set: BX482

On 7th July 1985, coming out of the New Mills turn back tunnel, as we called it as it was used to turn back the 2 car dmus back to Manchester, is a Buxton "White Roofed" allocated BRC&W dmu BX482 (M53507, M59195, M53429), officially called Hayfield Tunnel it was the start of the 2.5 mile branch to Hayfield which closed to all traffic on 03/01/70, the tunnel is 197 yards long and was only half bricked up at the other end. Today the tunnel is trackless but the tunnel mouth is still there, at the other end of the tunnel is the start of the Sett Valley trail which is on the old track bed to Hayfield. Andrew J Crowther.


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7th July 1985

An unidentified Derby built class 108 dmu rolls into New Mills Central with a local train from Sheffield, 7th July 1985. In the New Mills turn back tunnel, as we called it as it was used to turn back the 2 car dmus back to Manchester, is Buxton "White Roofed" allocated BRC&W dmu BX482. Andrew J Crowther.


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7th July 1985

Two unidentified Buxton "White Roofed" allocated Derby built class 108 dmu's leave New Mills Central, with a 6 car Summer Sunday only Peak Rail Rambler service to Buxton, this working was normally in the hands of a 3 car unit. 7th July 1985. Just about in view is the New Mills turn back tunnel, as we called it as it was used to turn back the 2 car dmus back to Manchester, is Buxton "White Roofed" allocated BRC&W dmu BX482. Andrew J Crowther.


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7th July 1985

Running wrong line into New Mills Central are two unidentified Buxton "White Roofed" allocated Derby built class 108 dmu's, which will form a 6 car Summer Sunday only Peak Rail Rambler service to Buxton, this working was normally in the hands of a 3 car unit. 7th July 1985. Andrew J Crowther.


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7th July 1985

Off loading a healthy number of passengers at New Mills Central are two unidentified Buxton "White Roofed" allocated Derby built class 108 dmu's, having formed a 6 car Summer Sunday only Peak Rail Rambler service from Buxton, this working was normally in the hands of a 3 car unit. 7th July 1985. Andrew J Crowther.


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7th July 1985

Passing New Mills South Junction signal box (still open June 2016), as seen from a Buxton allocated Derby built class 108 dmu, operating the Summer Sunday only Buxton-New Mills Cental-Buxton Peak Rail Rambler service. The three chimneys in the centre of the photo mark the the spot of the world famous sweet manufacturer and New Mills based Swizzels Matlow, whose brands include, which i'm sure we've all had, "Dumsticks", "Refreshers" and "Love Hearts" to name a few. 7th July 1985. Andrew J Crowther.


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14th July 1985

Set: BX494

BX494 (M51938 + M59386 + M52039) class 108 dmu, part of the Buxton allocation, passes New Mills South Junction with the Summer Sundays only Buxton-New Mills Central - Buxton Peak Rail Ramber service, in this view heading back to Buxton, whilst a pair of 20's pass by with a Tunstead - Northwich working. 14th July 1985. Andrew J Crowther.


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4th August 1985

51943 leads this formation arriving into a bustling New Mills Central station on the 4th August 1985. Chris Lings.

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