A quiet scene at Buxton's London & North Western Railway side of the station in the summer rain - so what's new? August 1969. Pete LG99.
A dmu arrives at Buxton from Manchester in February 1970 on the LNWR route via Stockport Edgeley & Chapel-en-le-Frith. The white roof was a Buxton depot trademark. The tracks in the foreground led from the station to a junction on the line to Ashbourne by this time cut back to limestone quarries south of Buxton. The train is passing under the bridge which carried the branch line into the Up sidings. Pete LG99.
Buxton diesel shed in February 1970 with two class 40s and a dmu waiting their next duties behind the platforms of Buxton LNWR station. Pete LG99.
At Buxton depot a Class 104 is seen alongside various diesel locos including a Class 40 and two Class 25s. Undated. Ian Francis.
Class 104 M50488 at Buxton circa 1972. John Law.
A couple of Class 104 sets at Buxton. Date unknown. Ian Francis.
Class 104s at Buxton, undated. The closest set carries the unusual set number BN462 (presumably BN is for Buxton), the vehicle number is possibly 50431. Hamish Stevenson.
Buxton in the 1970s, full of Class 104s as you would expect, the only number visible is 59135. The 'photographer' poses for a photo, note the 'BX' under the drivers window on the vehicle behind him. Ian Francis.
A mixed 108/104 train with 51939 leading on a special at Buxton Peter Heppenstall.
A mixed 108/104 train with 51939 leading on a special at Buxton. Peter Heppenstall.
M55990 at Buxton on 01/08/80. John Carter.
A pair of DMBS 1957 BRC&W built class 104 dmu's are seen at Buxton, M50428 in the centre road and M50423 on the right in platform 2, 13th August 1981. Andrew J Crowther.
The Class 104 on the right consists of M53594 M59155 M53514, seen at Buxton on 16/04/1984, with set BX485 on the left. Graeme Phillips Collection.
Class 104 3-car unit M53590 + M59227 + M53562 stands at Buxton on 30th April 1984. Kevin Law.
Loading mail onto M55994 at Buxton on 10th Jan 1985. Paul Moxon.
977048 (ex-56142) seen at Higher Buxton Goods Shed, 10/1/85. Paul Moxon.
Class 108s and a 104 on a cold snowy day in Buxton. Also class 25/2 locomotive 25244 (D7594) with class 45/0 locomotive 45062 (D103) behind stabled in the center road. 24th January 1985. Andrew J Crowther.
On a cold and snowy day Buxton based BRC&W class 104 3 car dmu M53430, M59187, M53491, is seen in its home town waiting to take out the next service to Manchester Piccadilly. 24th January 1985. Andrew J Crowther.
Some Class 104s keep a snowplough company at Buxton, 18/3/85. Robert Chilton.
Two Buxton allocated Derby built class 108 dmu's on the blocks at Buxton station along with ADB965222 one of the two independent snow ploughs that Buxton had, always ready for use even in July! The nearest unit will shortly be working the Summer Sunday only Peak Rail Rambler service to New Mills Central, on which i would travel. 7th July 1985 Andrew J Crowther.