News 31 May 2023

Celebrate Pride events in Derwent Valley

We're celebrating Pride Month with a roundup of some of the wonderful Pride events taking place this year, accessible from the Derwent Valley line.

Take the train to Pride this year

Nottinghamshire Pride

Nottingham City Centre, Saturday 29 July

Celebrating LGBTQ+ talent across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

Visit Nottinghamshire Pride's website

Pride in Belper

Belper Market Square, Saturday 5 August

One of the biggest Pride events in Derbyshire! Parade – or “Strutt” – starts from the Market Square.

Visit Pride In Belper's website

Derby Pride

Markeaton Park, Saturday 9 September

Celebrating LGBT+ culture and bringing together diverse communities of Derby and surrounding areas.

Visit Derby Pride's website

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February 9 2024

Striking New Artwork Unveiled at the Matlock Station Footbridge

An impressive 3.4 square metre artwork depicting a Midland Railway 1000 Class steam locomotive has transformed Matlock Station Footbridge..

This type of locomotive was a common sight in Matlock until the 1960s.

The Unveiling Ceremony was an opportunity to celebrate the transformation of the pedestrian approach to Matlock Station.

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February 7 2024

Pubs and pub walks in Derwent Valley

As lighter evenings begin to arrive, it's the perfect time for a pub walk in Derwent Valley, by train of course. Here are a few suggestions of places to visit where you can enjoy a stroll followed by a welcome pint or two.

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January 30 2024

Celebrating a successful train service at Spondon

Public transport in Spondon has received a boost, thanks to a community campaign and the support of East Midlands Railway to improve the train service.

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January 7 2024

We’ve been shortlisted!

We're delighted to have been shortlisted for the 2023 Community Rail Network Community Rail Awards, for a partnership project with The Heights of Abraham.

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December 29 2023

New Year, new adventures ahead

Set a healthy and community-spirited New Year's intention by making sustainable transport part of your lifestyle in 2023.

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December 7 2023

Family winter walks in Derwent Valley

Enjoy family-friendly winter walks in Derwent Valley this winter. Getting the train to your destination will feel like a festive adventure in itself!

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November 16 2023

Amazing views in Derwent Valley

Soak up the last of autumn's colours and take in some of Derbyshire finest views. Get there by train on the scenic Derwent Valley line, where you'll also get a great view from the train window.

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November 10 2023

Derwent Valley Line adopters attend Routes of Remembrance service

On Friday 10 November, Station Adopters from the Derwent Valley Line joined East Midlands Railway staff and other Community Rail Partnerships at Derby station for a Service of Remembrance.

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November 1 2023

Feeling festive in Derwent Valley

The festive season is here! Get into the spirit with this selection of sparkling experiences in Derwent Valley.

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October 17 2023

Books and literature in Derwent Valley

Derwent Valley is a book-lover's paradise! It's home to plenty of independent bookshops and literary connections, so hop on the train and start exploring.

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October 5 2023

Autumn walks in Derwent Valley

Lace up your walking boots and enjoy an autumnal walk in Derwent Valley, by train.

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September 18 2023

Annual Report 2022/23

We're pleased to share our Annual Report for 2022/23

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September 8 2023

Museums and heritage by train

The Derwent Valley Line runs through the heart of the UNESCO Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site, and is bookended by the historic city of Nottingham and the Victorian spa town of Matlock. History and heritage buffs will be spoilt for choice!

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August 23 2023

All aboard: Whatstandwell and Ambergate

Hop on the train and explore these Derbyshire villages and surrounding countryside in less than 1 hour from Nottingham and 30 minutes from Derby.

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August 17 2023

All aboard: Attenborough and Beeston

Explore Nottinghamshire towns and villages by train. Here are a few suggestions of places to visit.

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August 5 2023

Enjoy afternoon tea in Derwent Valley

This Afternoon Tea Week, pour yourself a steaming cup of tea and take a look at our collection of the best places to enjoy in Derwent Valley.

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July 23 2023

All aboard this summer!

School's out for summer, so here are our suggestions for family-friendly things to do in Derwent Valley.

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July 16 2023

Volunteers needed at Matlock Bath

Could you be a Friend of Matlock Bath station?

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June 26 2023

National Picnic Month in Derwent Valley

Celebrate National Picnic Month in Derwent Valley with our top places to eat al fresco.

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June 21 2023

Celebrating the return of hourly services

We are delighted to see the return of hourly services between Matlock, Derby and Nottingham. On Tuesday 20 June we were joined by stakeholders and partners to celebrate this enhanced connection across the line.

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