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|Location|| Chapel-en-le-Frith, High Peak |
|Coordinates||53°18′43″N1°55′08″W / 53.312°N 1.919°W Coordinates: 53°18′43″N1°55′08″W / 53.312°N 1.919°W|
|Classification||DfT category F2|
Passenger statistics from the Office of Rail and Road
Chapel-en-le-Frith railway station (formerly Chapel-en-le-Frith South) serves the Peak District town of Chapel-en-le-Frith,Derbyshire,England. It is 20+1⁄2 miles (33.0 kilometres) south east of Manchester Piccadilly on the Buxton Line from Manchester. It was built in 1863 for the London & North Western Railway, on its line from Whaley Bridge to Buxton as an extension of the Stockport, Disley and Whaley Bridge Railway.
In 1867, the Midland Railway built a station (known as Chapel-en-le-Frith Central) on the Sheffield and Midland Railway Companies' Committee line from Millers Dale to Chinley. The town therefore had a main line connection from Manchester to London featuring expresses such as the 'Palatine' and the 'Peaks'. However, with the closure of the ex Midland route from Chinley to Rowsley to passenger traffic in 1967, Central station was closed. The Midland line is still in-situ and used for freight to and from Peak Forest.
The station is one of very few to retain its walkway to cross between platforms; most stations having had footbridges installed. The prime reason for this is the requirement to provide a vehicular crossing for those houses further up the hill which have no reliable alternative, as the very rough alternative is blocked for days during snow, and even when open requires a considerable extra distance to be covered to reach the town centre. A footbridge would therefore not be used.[ citation needed ]
The former station master's house was used as a restaurant called "Brief Encounter" but has been refurbished and is being used as a band room for Chapel-en-le-Frith Town Band. 
The station is unstaffed but has a ticket machine which also allows the collection of pre-booked tickets. There are waiting shelters on both platforms and train running information is provided by automated announcements, CIS displays, timetable poster boards and a customer help point on platform 1. Step-free access is available to both sides via the foot crossing at the Whaley Bridge end of the station. 
There is generally a half hourly service each day to Manchester Piccadilly northbound all week. A few early morning and evening peak hour trains on weekdays previously continued beyond Manchester Piccadilly to Clitheroe, Wigan North Western, Barrow-in-Furness, Blackpool North and Kirkby.  All southbound services terminate at Buxton. On Sundays, the service is hourly. 
The station was the site of a fatal collision in 1957 which is commemorated with a plaque at the station.
Chinley is a rural village in the High Peak Borough of Derbyshire, England, with a population of 2,796 at the 2011 Census. Most of the civil parish is within the Peak District National Park. Historically, before the coming of the railway, the area was economically dominated by agriculture. Nowadays most inhabitants commute out of the village to work; accessible centres of work include Stockport, Sheffield and Manchester.
Whatstandwell railway station is a railway station owned by Network Rail and managed by East Midlands Railway. It serves the villages of Whatstandwell and Crich Carr in Derbyshire, England. The station is located on the Derwent Valley Line from Derby to Matlock.
Edale railway station serves the rural village of Edale in the Derbyshire Peak District, in England. It was opened in 1894 on the Midland Railway's Dore and Chinley line, 20 miles (32 km) west of Sheffield and 22 miles (35 km) east of Manchester Piccadilly.
Chinley railway station serves the village of Chinley in Derbyshire, England. The station is 17+1⁄2 miles (28.2 km) south east of Manchester Piccadilly, on the Hope Valley Line from Sheffield to Manchester. It is unstaffed and is managed by Northern Trains.
Grindleford railway station serves the village of Grindleford in the Derbyshire Peak District, in England, although the station is about a mile way, the nearest village being Nether Padley.
Buxton railway station serves the Peak District town of Buxton in Derbyshire, England. It is managed and served by Northern. The station is 25+3⁄4 miles (41.4 km) south east of Manchester Piccadilly and is the terminus of the Buxton Line.
Dove Holes railway station serves the village of Dove Holes, Derbyshire, England. The station is on the Buxton line between Manchester Piccadilly and Buxton; it is situated 22+3⁄4 miles (36.6 km) south-east of Piccadilly. It is managed and served by Northern Trains.
Whaley Bridge railway station serves the Peak District town of Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire, England. The station is on the Manchester-Buxton Line 16+1⁄4 miles (26.2 km) south east of Manchester Piccadilly.
Furness Vale railway station in Derbyshire, England, is 15+1⁄4 miles (24.5 km) south east of Manchester Piccadilly on the Manchester to Buxton line and serves the village of Furness Vale. It has a level crossing at the end of the platform controlled by a signal box.
New Mills Newtown railway station serves the Peak District town of New Mills in Derbyshire, England. The station is 14+1⁄4 miles (22.9 km) south east of Manchester Piccadilly on the Manchester to Buxton line. It also serves as an interchange with the Hope Valley Line station New Mills Central, 15 minutes' walk away across the valley.
Disley railway station serves the village of Disley in Cheshire, England. It is 12+1⁄3 miles (19.8 km) south east of Manchester Piccadilly on the Manchester to Buxton line, built by the Stockport, Disley and Whaley Bridge Railway. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by Northern Trains.
Middlewood railway station serves the village of High Lane in the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England.
Hazel Grove railway station is a junction on both the Stockport to Buxton and Stockport to Sheffield lines, serving the village of Hazel Grove, Greater Manchester, England.
New Mills Central railway station serves the town of New Mills in Derbyshire, England. It is on the Hope Valley Line between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield, 12+3⁄4 miles (20.5 km) east of the former. The town is also served by New Mills Newtown station, which is on the Buxton to Stockport and Manchester line.
Woodsmoor railway station is on the Buxton Line in Woodsmoor, a suburb of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England. It was opened by British Rail in 1990.
Davenport railway station serves the Davenport suburb of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England.
The Buxton line is a railway line in Northern England, connecting Manchester with Buxton in Derbyshire. Passenger services on the line are currently operated by Northern Trains.
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