Rowsley to Buxton Line (Midland Railway)






Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


Rowsley to Buxton

Passenger and goods line from Rowsley [2nd] to Buxton [Midland] . Much of the route is closed today, with the part west of Buxton Junction still in use.

This station replaced Rowsley [1st] on extension of the line north to Buxton [MR]. ...

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Another Heritage Shunters Trust locomotive, pictured in the confined Rowsley shed in May 2017. This is Barclay Class 01 D2953, a 153hp DM 0-4-0 from ...
Mark Bartlett 07/05/2017
Yorkshire Engine Co. 0-4-0 Class 02 D2868, seen at the Heritage Shunter Trust base at Rowsley in May 2017. This small diesel hydraulic was only in BR ...
Mark Bartlett 07/05/2017
The Heritage Shunter Trust has a splendid collection of ex-BR locomotives at Rowsley, many of which are kept under cover in their shed. Getting the ...
Mark Bartlett 07/05/2017
The Peak Rail turntable at Rowsley Shed came from Mold Junction but has been installed in the excavated pit of the original turntable and is fully ...
Mark Bartlett 07/05/2017


The old station at Bakewell on a damp 3 January 2015. ...
Bruce McCartney 03/01/2015
Main building of the former Midland railway station at Bakewell seen here platform side in July 1991. View is from the adjacent overbridge looking ...
David Pesterfield /07/1991
The 1862 station at Bakewell, on the one-time MR main line through the Peak District, had closed to passengers in March 1967 and to freight in July ...
Bill Jamieson 21/07/1972



Just about to emerge from Headstone Tunnel onto Monsal Dale Viaduct on 4 January 2015 during a walk along the Monsal Trail. [See image 39279] ...
Bruce McCartney 04/01/2015

Looking west into Monsal Dale on 17 June 2012 with the former Midland Railway viaduct crossing the River Wye in the centre. To the left the railway ...
John McIntyre 17/06/2012

Approaching Cressbrook Tunnel on the Monsal Trail heading west on 28 September 2014. ...
Bruce McCartney 28/09/2014
Walking west along the Monsal Trail in Derbyshire in June 2012. The trackbed is the former Midland Railway route from Derby to Manchester, here about ...
John McIntyre 17/06/2012
Inside Cressbrook Tunnel looking east on 17 June 2012 showing the lighting and the cycle/footpath. The tunnel is 471 yards long and on the right a 10' ...
John McIntyre 17/06/2012


Looking across the viaducts at Millers Dale on 28 September 2014. [See image 44309]. ...
Bruce McCartney 28/09/2014
This is the view everybody takes on arrival at Millers Dale! The view looks towards Buxton and Peak Forest. Millers Dale still sports two platforms, ...
Ewan Crawford 12/04/2010
Although formerly a four track mainline station Millers Dale has been closed since 1967. It was a junction and a fifth platform was used by the Buxton ...
Mark Bartlett 23/10/2009
The railway bridge at Millers Dale, Derbyshire, seen from the road in September 1963. [See image 44309] ...
John Thorn /09/1963









This was a short terminal island platform. ...

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