Wirksworth station, the headquarters of
the Ecclesbourne Railway. Derby Lightweight railcar M79900
stands in platform 3 with a shuttle service up the incline to Ravenstor.
Ravenstor station was opened by the EVR
on the freight only line which serviced several quarries in the area.
It is about half a mile from Wirksworth station up a 1 in 27 incline.
M79900 stands at Ravenstor waiting to
return to Wirksworth.
2 car dmu comprising Derby Heavyweight
class 108 E50599 leading, with Pressed Steel Class 117 W 51360 trailing,
enters Wirksworth station with a service from Duffield.
A drivers view at Wirksworth looking
Approaching Idridgehay station where the
guard detrains and operates the level cossing gates.
Entering Duffield station where
connections are available with Midland mainline trains.
The Pressed Steel unit seen at Duffield
as passengers alight.
The Derby heavyweight on the other end
displaying Wirksworth on the destination blind.
Drivers eye view as we pass under the A6
road overbridge on our departure from Duffield.
Idridgehay station as we await the
opening of the level crossing gates.