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Heanor Gate Great Northern Station, 1959
19 September 1959
Heanor Gate Station, Derby Road
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Heanor Gate Station was part of the Great Northern Line from Ilkeston Station through the valley of Nutbrook to Shipley and Heanor. Opened to passenger traffic on 1st July 1891 and closed in 1939.
This was the Stephenson Locomotive Society 'Derbyshire and Notts. Railtour' which ran on 21st April 1956. The engine number is 84008 Further details can be found at: http://www.sixbellsjunction.co.uk/50s/5604xxsl.html.
The railtour which visited Heanor on 19 September 1959 used engine number 41320 and carried a RCTS board on front of locomotive.This can be verified at http://www.sixbellsjunction.co.uk/50s/590919nd.html (thanks to Vic Smith for the information).
See also DCAV001146.