Matlock Bath railway station

Matlock Bath railway station is a railway station owned by Network Rail and managed by East Midlands Trains (EMT) Train operating company (TOC). It is located in the village of Matlock Bath in Derbyshire, England. The station is located on the Derwent Valley Line 26 km (16¼ miles) north of Derby towards Matlock.

The full range of tickets for travel for any destination in the country are purchased from the guard on the train at no extra cost.

History

Opened by the Manchester, Buxton, Matlock and Midlands Junction Railway in 1849 it is conveniently located in the centre of the village. The station buildings are in unusual 'chalet' style, inspired by the romantic notion that the resort was England's Little Switzerland. A cable car runs up from near the station to the Heights of Abraham.

In the year April 1, 2009 to March 31, 2010 journeys from the station had increased by 62.04%.

Services

The station is served by East Midlands Trains Local, who operate the service from Nottingham to Matlock (via Derby). Services are formed using diesel multiple units of Classes 153, 156 or 158.

Building Activity

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