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all on track for Castleton Station 175 Event



Preparations for the anniversary of the opening of Castleton (Blue Pits) Station are complete and The Friends of Castleton Station hope to welcome you on Monday 15th September at 13:00 on the Manchester bound side of the station.  The Mayor will present souvenirs of the occasion to local school children.  The souvenirs have been provided by Matterson Cranes Rochdale who are very kindly sponsoring the event.


A lady and gentleman from the Victorian era will arrive by train to join the dignitaries and representatives of all the agencies.


The Friends and STORM are presenting a small exhibition, including vintage film, in the Blue Pits public house at 14:30 with photographs and memorabilia on display.

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Contact Information


Meeting Place: Newhey Lodge
Huddersfield Road

Meeting times

1st Tuesday of each month at The Newhey Lodge Huddersfield Rd New Hey, Opposite the Newhey Metrolink stop.