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Calder Vally Inspection Train 2nd October 2014

On Thursday the 2nd October 2014 a rare visitor to the Calder Vally line was an inspection train.  Inspection car ‘Caroline’ was propelled by class 47 diesel locomotive 47,805 along the line via Rochdale to Hebden Bridge and return.


The inspection train originated at Crew in the early hours and travelled via Liverpool Lime Street, Newton le Willows, Stockport to Buxton.  On reversing at Buxton it proceeded to Bolton reversing to traverse the Calder Vally route returning to Crewe via Bolton, Preston and Warrington Bank Quay.

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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.