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'Down' Platform Showing Travellers at Chinley Railway Station, Cracken Close, Chinley, c 1866
From the late Alan Watson
Cracken Close / Station Road
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Passengers are awaiting the Buxton to Manchester train.
First Chinley railway station, erected in 1865, following an agreement in 1861 between the Manchester, Sheffield & Lincoln Railway & the Midland Railway which enabled the extension of the railway from Rowsley through the valley towards New Mills & on to Manchester. This picture shows the position of the station platform.