Rocester railway station
Rocester railway station was located at
Rocestergbmapping|SK109393 in Staffordshire.
It was opened in
1849by the North Staffordshire Railwayon its Churnet Valley Line between North Rode and Uttoxeter.
The aim of the LNWR was to run expresses from Buxton to London, as well as gaining access to
Derbyand the East Midlands. In fact the expresses never materialised, being no more than through coaches attached to other trains at Uttoxeter. Even in LMSdays when the trains ran through from Buxton to Rocester, they were timetabled as different services which included a "through coach."
Passenger services to Ashbourne finished in
1954and freight ended in 1956. The Churnet Valley Line closed in 1964.
Cromford and High Peak Railway
* Bentley, J.M., Fox, G.K., (1997) "Railways of the High Peak: Buxton to Ashbourne (Scenes From The Past series 32)," Romiley: Foxline Publishing
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