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Northern’s Community Rail Report 2023

We were pleased to read Northern’s Community Rail Report 2023 – so many brilliant projects are helping communities across the North benefit from their railway lines. Becky Styles, Regional Community and Sustainability Manager at Northern says: “The report showcases the many Community based projects and initiatives that Northern has been involved in over the last […]

September saunters by rail

Peak Forest canal

As the Peak District countryside starts to ooze tones of green, gold and brown, it’s a great time to lace up your walking boots and discover new places by train.  Buxton woodlands Though famous for its Georgian architecture in the town centre, Buxton is a fantastic place for woodland walks. The town is surrounded by […]

Bumblebee Safari at Hadfield

There was quite a buzz around Hadfield station on Friday 11 August, as families joined Friends of Hadfield Station and Friends of Glossop Station for a bumblebee safari.  Gathering at the station, the families were introduced to the world of bumblebees and how the role of pollinators is essential for a healthy planet and growing food. […]

Heavenly heather

One of the Peak District’s most loved spectacles is swathes of moorland heather in bloom. August is the best time of year to take in the sight, scent and sound of pollinators buzzing around these delicate but hardy upland flowers.  Here are our recommendations of where to get the train to find heather moors in […]

Love Parks Week 2023 – visit the park, by train

Here in High Peak and Hope Valley, we’re spoiled for choice with lovely parks to visit. Here are just a few of the parks you can easily visit by train this Love Parks Week: Howard Park and Manor Park, Glossop These beautiful Victorian parks are a great place to take the family. Manor Park has plenty […]

Hidden gems – hill walks by train

Looking for a hilly Peak District walk without the crowds? Here are just a few hidden gems, accessible by train. We’ve chosen these hilltop destinations for their amazing views and we’ll leave you to plan the route which is right for you. We recommend you plan your route using a map. Ordnance Survey maps are […]

Teachers – try the train!

We are promoting rail travel to our local High Peak and Hope Valley schools. So many school trips are organised by coach, which is hugely expensive in comparison and more damaging to the environment.  This flyer promotes all the places you can visit by train which might be of interest to school teachers and enrich […]

Our 2021/22 Annual Report

We’re pleased to share our 2021/22 Annual Report. Enjoy reading about the work the CRP and all our wonderful station groups have achieved during this time. Click here to download the Annual Report pdf >