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Useful and Interesting Contacts

You might find the following websites useful.

Local Journey planners

http://www.metrojourneyplanner.info/welcome.do

 If you REALLY get fed up with the rubbish on the television- how about trying the following :-

http://www.atoc.org/rsp/Routeing_Guide/

Actually, it could be very useful if you are planning some rail journeys and wondering whether your ticket will be valid along a certain route.

A summary of the history of the Calder Valley line.

and-in-the-beginning

A more detailed account is planned, together with a description of the train journey between Manchester and Sowerby Bridge. Watch this space!

When did Eastwood station close and when the staff withdrawn from Mythomroyd station?

From the man who about these things – Eastwood closed to passengers on 3 December 1951 and to freight on 18 May 1964.

Luddendenfoot closed to passengers on 10 September 1962 and to freight on 3 May 1965 the same day as Mytholmroyd. Any more?

Just two of the very many questions to be researched – any other helpers out there?

  For those with the new English Bus Pass – the following site is useful. Happy trips!

http://timetables.showbus.co.uk/busindex.htm 

 Our friends up at Todmorden have the following interesting site;

 http://www.todmordenstation.btik.com/p_home.ikml

Then next door neighbour Hebden Bridge have just produced a nice Website

 http://www.hbstationfriends.org.uk/

We are under the umbrella of the South Pennine Rail Parnership – useful news and competitions….

http://www.southpenninesrail.co.uk 

Real-time departures from Mytholmroyd Station

http://www.livedepartureboards.co.uk/northern/summary.aspx?T=MYT 

Some other Station Groups ‘across t’other side’ who are doing interesting things.

http://www.walkdenstation.org.uk/index.htm 

http://www.freccles.org.uk/

http://www.ribblevalleyrail.co.uk/today.html 

No excuse for not going out for a walk – we have super countryside, high moorland and miles of Public Rights of Way for you to enjoy. See the Mytholmroyd and Hebden Bridge Walkers for ideas….

http://www.mytholmroydwalkers.org/news.html

 Your rights and responsibilities when on the railway

http://www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/rail/legislation/regs/railwaysbyelaws 

General information about Mytholmroyd

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mytholmroyd_railway_station

 

Northern Rail and the Community

 

http://www.northernrail.org/community/working

 Opportunity here for the historians to put some interesting information about the station.

Let us know if there are other links for the station.

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