Hope (Derbyshire) railway station
|Local authority||High Peak|
|Managed by||Northern Rail|
|Number of platforms||2|
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|Annual rail passenger usage*|
|Key dates||Opened 1894|
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|* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Hope (Derbyshire) from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.|
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The station lies between the two villages, around 1 km east of Hope, and also serves Bradwell and Castleton, the latter being a notable tourist spot, famous for its caverns and the gemstone called Blue John.
The station was renamed from Hope Village to Hope on 6 May 1974. The Summer 1961 timetable showed it as 'Hope (for Castleton & Bradwell)'. At that time North Western and Pashley provided connecting buses to those villages to meet most trains
The typical off-peak service is one train every two hours to Sheffield and one to Manchester Piccadilly. This is increased on Saturdays to one train per hour in each direction and on Sundays the service is two-hourly.
East Midlands Trains call here with the first service of the day to Manchester and also on the final return working. All other services are provided by Northern Rail. A normal weekday service operates on most Bank holidays.
- Slater, J.N., ed. (July 1974). "Notes and News: Stations renamed by LMR". Railway Magazine (London: IPC Transport Press Ltd) 120 (879): 363. ISSN 0033-8923.
- Table 186 British Railways London Midland Passenger Services Timetable 12 June to 10 Sep 1961
- Official Guide to the Hope Valley 3rd edition: The Home Publishing Co.
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- Train times and station information for Hope (Derbyshire) railway station from National Rail
- Hope cement works railway, which joins the line about 1 km (1 mi) towards Edale.
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