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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.
A occupation / foot bridge over the line to the east of Chinley station.
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. This will lead you to Station Road. Station Road takes the form of a loop on the north side of the B6062, in the village centre.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Chinley, White Knowl Farm Bridge map co-ordinates
Roadside parking would be difficult near the location, so it is best to park at the station and walk.
By rail to the station by local services from Manchester Piccadilly or Sheffield.
Access is by a footpath across a field from the B6062 Buxton Road, about a 15 minute walk from the station.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
There are a few shops in the village of Chinley to the west.
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Chinley, White Knowl Farm Bridge
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Location is best for photos of southbound trains. As, for much of the day, the northbound track is heavily shaded by the embankment or vegetation.
General views - All photographs © Bevan Price unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north
Fig 2 - Looking south
Towards Chinley North Junction.
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