Monument record MDR4963 - Midland Railway, Ripley & Heanor Branch (disused)

Type and Period (1)

  • (Victorian to 21st Century - 1890 AD to 2050 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

The twin mining towns of Heanor and Ripley attracted the attention of the railway companies in the later 19th century. The Midland Railway was the first, with the Ripley-Heanor line being opened on June 2 1890. The section on to the main Erewash Valley line and spur into a platform at Langley Mill were opened on October 1 1895. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Leleux, R. 1976. Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain. Vol 9: The East Midlands. p 147.



Grid reference Centred SK 393 514 (5726m by 5449m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Nov 16 2017 10:40AM

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