On Tuesday 15th February, we held our first ever Friends’ Conference at the Palace Hotel, Buxton. With nearly 50 people attending, we celebrated the wide-ranging achievements across the High Peak & Hope Valley Community Rail Partnership over the last year. We kickstarted our thinking on potential collaborative projects for 2022/23. It was a fantastic day! […]
Mums and babies in Sheffield enjoyed a day out by train on the scenic Hope Valley line as part of a scheme to encourage young families to feel comfortable on the railway. Train operators Northern Trains Ltd and East Midlands Railway teamed up with the High Peak and Hope Valley Community Rail Partnership (HP&HVCRP), South […]
We’re excited that our Friends of Buxton Station have been short listed for FIVE awards in this year’s Community Rail Network Awards.
We will be there handing out ‘Backtrack’ activity sheets to children to help raise awareness of the dangers of trespassing on railways. For more information about the Backtrack campaign, click here backtrackcompetition.co.uk
Memories of wartime evacuation unveiled at Lowestoft Railway Station Two large panels featuring memories of the wartime evacuation of Lowestoft school children have been unveiled at a special reunion event at the town’s railway station. The Lowestoft Central Project together with the Wherry Lines Community Rail Partnership worked with the Lowestoft Evacuees Association to create […]
£870,000 to be spent on improving the track and drainage at Dinting Station. Read more in the link below: Network Rail: Track and drainage improvements due at Dinting station | Rail Technology Magazine
Then you might be interested in the Buxton Garden Trail this weekend – 24 and 25 July. For more information about how to gain entry into the gardens, please see the website below:http://www.buxtongardentrail.co.uk/ Don’t forget to check out the railway station’s wonderful Japanese garden complete with Billie the bee!
Find out more here: Home – Backtrack Anti-trespassing Competition 2021 (backtrackcompetition.co.uk)
Take the train and hop onto the Hope Valley Explorer bus and discover stunning scenery, welcoming villages and enjoy some wonderful walks. Find out more here: Hope Valley Explorer: Peak District National Park >