News 8 February 2023

Hourly Nottingham to Matlock train service to return in May

• Hourly Nottingham to Matlock train service to be re-instated from 22 May 2023.

• Trains each hour on Weekdays and Saturdays to complement existing Nottingham to Matlock Sunday service.

• Reduced journey time throughout the day between Derwent Valley communities and Nottingham.

• Off-Peak trains from Spondon to Nottingham, Derby and Matlock.

• Fantastic boost for the summer tourism season.

EMR will be re-introducing a full Nottingham to Matlock train service from 22 May 2023.  This will see the return of trains to Nottingham each hour on weekdays and Saturdays, to complement the existing Nottingham to Matlock Sunday service.  These trains will also call at Beeston and Long Eaton with alternate services calling at Attenborough and Spondon to assist train punctuality.

Thank you to everyone who over the last 2 years have helped to raise the importance of the service from Nottingham including writing to your MP, attending public meetings and signing the petition to show the strong support for the Derwent Valley Line service between Nottingham and Matlock.

In order to provide a robust level of service for passengers and alleviate concerns with performance, services will call at Attenborough and Spondon in alternate hours. With every train continuing to call at these stations in the peak hour services. This will remove the need for rail replacement services for Spondon.

The following services will operate to/from Nottingham on a weekday:

Weekdays Matlock to Nottingham

0618 Matlock – Nottingham*** (existing service re-introduced Dec. 2022)

0712 Matlock – Nottingham*** (existing service re-introduced Dec. 2022)

0813 Matlock – Nottingham*** (existing service re-introduced Dec. 2022)

0914 Matlock – Nottingham***

1013 Matlock – Nottingham**

1115 Matlock – Nottingham*

1214 Matlock – Nottingham**

1315 Matlock – Nottingham*

1415 Matlock – Nottingham**

1515 Matlock – Nottingham*** (existing service re-introduced Dec. 2022)

1615 Matlock – Nottingham*** (existing service re-introduced Dec. 2022)

1715 Matlock – Nottingham*** (existing service re-introduced Dec. 2022)

1814 Matlock – Nottingham***

1913 Matlock – Nottingham**

2013 Matlock – Nottingham*

2117 Matlock – Nottingham**

2219 Matlock – Nottingham***

2312 Matlock – Nottingham *** (existing service).

Weekdays Nottingham to Matlock

This existing train starts from Derby at 0540

This existing train starts from Derby at 0633

0653 Nottingham to Matlock *** (existing service re-introduced Dec. 2022)

0753 Nottingham to Matlock *** (existing service re-introduced Dec. 2022)

0854 Nottingham to Matlock *** (existing service re-introduced Dec. 2022)

0954 Nottingham – Matlock*

1054 Nottingham – Matlock**

1154 Nottingham – Matlock*

1254 Nottingham – Matlock**

1354 Nottingham – Matlock*

1454 Nottingham – Matlock**

1554 Nottingham to Matlock *** (existing service re-introduced Dec. 2022)

1654 Nottingham to Matlock *** (existing service re-introduced Dec. 2022)

1754 Nottingham to Matlock *** (existing service re-introduced Dec. 2022)

1856 Nottingham – Matlock**

1954 Nottingham – Matlock*

2054 Nottingham – Matlock**

2155 Nottingham – Matlock*

 

The following services will operate to/from Nottingham on a Saturday:

Saturday Matlock to Nottingham

0619 Matlock – Nottingham#

0710 Matlock – Nottingham***

0810 Matlock – Nottingham***

0913 Matlock – Nottingham*

1013 Matlock – Nottingham**

1113 Matlock – Nottingham*

1213 Matlock – Nottingham **

1313 Matlock – Nottingham*

1413 Matlock – Nottingham**

1513 Matlock – Nottingham***

1613 Matlock – Nottingham***

1713 Matlock – Nottingham ***

1813 Matlock – Nottingham*

1913 Matlock – Nottingham**

2013 Matlock – Nottingham*

2115 Matlock – Nottingham**

2213 Matlock – Derby (as existing service)

2313 Matlock – Nottingham (existing service – does not call at Spondon).

Saturday Nottingham to Matlock

0542 Nottingham – Matlock*** (existing service)

0653 Nottingham – Matlock***

0754 Nottingham – Matlock***

0854 Nottingham – Matlock***

0954 Nottingham – Matlock*

1054 Nottingham – Matlock**

1154 Nottingham – Matlock*

1254 Nottingham – Matlock**

1354 Nottingham – Matlock*

1454 Nottingham – Matlock**

1554 Nottingham – Matlock***

1654 Nottingham – Matlock***

1754 Nottingham – Matlock***

1854 Nottingham – Matlock**

1954 Nottingham – Matlock*

2057 Nottingham – Matlock**

2154 Nottingham – Matlock*

* These services will call at Spondon

** These services will call at Attenborough

*** These services will call at both Spondon and Attenborough

# These services will NOT call at either Spondon or Attenborough

Journey time between Nottingham and Matlock is typically 65 to 75 minutes.

N.B. There are some minor retiming of services in order to bring the timetable closer towards a more standard hourly pattern than currently.

Times subject to change. Please check journey times prior to travel.

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