Wirksworth Branch (Midland Railway)






Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

The passenger loading from Matlock to Nottingham on a Saturday afternoon in September 2012 justified three coaches - curious, as one was fine going ...
Ken Strachan 15/09/2012
A sight I have waited 30 years to see - main line to branch line interchange at Duffield on the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway. [see image 40048] ...
Ken Strachan 15/09/2012
Despite the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway having no physical connection with Network Rail, a 'junction' station has been created at Duffield, ...
Malcolm Chattwood 14/08/2012



There are two level crossings on the Wirksworth branch, one on the South side of Wirksworth; the other, shown here, being North of Idridgehay station. ...
Ken Strachan 15/09/2012

Derby Lightweight single unit M79900 in Platform 3 at Wirksworth on 14 August 2012. This is the starting point for the shuttle service up the 1:30 ...
Malcolm Chattwood 14/08/2012
The Wirksworth Phoenix at Wirksworth on 25 May 1985. The location is now home to the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway. The special, organised by ...
Ian Dinmore 25/05/1985
Platform scene at Wirksworth, on the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway, on 15 May 2011. ...
Peter Todd 15/05/2011
Scene at Wirksworth station on the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway on 15 May 2011. Resident Barclay 0-4-0ST No 3 powers a shuttle service utilising a DMU ...
Peter Todd 15/05/2011

Ravenstor station in 2005 before restoration of the track. An inclined plane ran north from here to the Cromford and High Peak Railway. [See image ...
Ewan Crawford 13/01/2005
A Derby lightweight DMU, which 'goes quite well' according to the driver on the day, prepares to head down the 1 in 30 to Wirksworth. The black star ...
Ken Strachan 15/09/2012
What a tip! The Ecclesbourne Valley Railway shows how stone used to be loaded at Ravenstor. The paths in the background lead to the High Peak Trail ...
Ken Strachan 15/09/2012