Site record MDR11733 - Chaddesden Sidings (site of), Derby

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An important general freight marshalling yard developed on the Midland Railway line at Chaddesden from the 1860s. By the 1890s it was handling a train on average every seven minutes throughout the 24 hours, with six shunting engines and between 50 and 100 horses available. Its eight reception roads, seven departure and 31 sidings handled up to 2500 wagons daily in 1960. (1)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unpublished document: Bassir, A (TEP). 2021. Wagon Repair Shop, Chaddesden Sidings, Fireplace Workshop, Wyvern Way, Derby: Historic Building Report.
  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Leleux, R. 1976. Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain. Vol 9: The East Midlands. p 172.



Grid reference Centred SK 3716 3598 (2368m by 870m)

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  • EDR5215

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Record last edited

Jun 10 2021 3:01PM

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