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Written by Bevan Price - 01 May 2007
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Location notes
The road bridge just outside a village called Chinley, between New Mills and Chapel-en-le-Frith.
Railway type and traffic
Regular passenger services are all worked by dmus, with Trans Pennine Class 185 or 158, and Central Trains Class 170 or 158, each running hourly on weekdays. In addition, there is a two hourly (hourly on Saturdays) local service, usually worked by Class 142 or 150, with an occasional Class 156.
There are a variety of freight trains, mainly consisting of stone trains from Peak Forest, Tunstead & Dowlow and cement trains from Earles Sidings.
Environment
A road bridge over the line to the east of Chinley station.
Road directions
Access is by the B6062 from Whaley Bridge (on the A6), which connects to the A624 from Glossop, about midway between Chinley and Chapel-en-le-Frith. The B6062 is a 'straight on' turn off the A624 just after you go under two railway bridges, ignore this turn and continue straight ahead onto Stubbins Lane bridge.

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Chinley, Stubbins Lane map co-ordinates
Parking
There is some limited on-street parking in Station Road and nearby roads.
Public transport
By rail to the station by local services from Manchester Piccadilly or Sheffield.
Come out of the station and turn left along Station Road. When you reach the end turn left again and you will reach the location.
Walking time is 4 or 5 minutes from the station.

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Amenities
There are a few shops in the village of Chinley to the west.
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Chinley, Stubbins Lane

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Chinley, Stubbins Lane



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Photographic notes
This location is best for photos of southbound trains. As, for much of the day, the northbound track is heavily shaded by vegetation.


General views - All photographs © Bevan Price unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking west


Fig 1 - Looking west

Towards Chinley station.

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