I've only visited Peak Forest once before and that was back in February 2011 for the 'Buxton Spa Express' steam special. I was impressed both by the scenery and the railway activity at the huge li... (more)
60078 waiting acceptance into Tunstead in the Peak District.
A consignment of limestone from Tunstead is seen passing the old station at Peak Forest. Semaphore signals are still very much in use in this part of rural Derbyshire and long may that continue!
West Derbyshire still provides a source of limestone traffic for EWS. A consignment from Tunstead is seen passing the manual signalbox at Peak Forest.
60062 prepares for departure from the quarry at Peak Forest with a load of limestone.
60016 passes Doves Holes quarry, Peak Forest with a rake of empties whilst 08915 and RMC's own shunter busy themselves with the next loads for departure.
47853 1Z91 Kings Cross - Buxton Blue Pullman 47839 is on the rear but went bang at Buxton! lol
60090 heads L/e into Peak Forest
60022 (Shunting train from 6M17 1018 Stourton-Peak Forest) Peak Forest. Tues 5th April 2005
66189 (6F67 1020 Dowlow-Warrington Arpley [train terminated at Peak Forest]) Peak Forest, Tues 5th April 2005
60065 6H03 1047 Oakleigh Sidings-Tunstead. Peak Forest. Tues 5th April 2005