Welcome to the High Peak and Hope Valley Community Rail Partnership
One North Plan
Led by the major cities of the North, the proposal is for
better links between northern cities, and in particular for a
new tunnelled route between Manchester and both Leeds and
Sheffield. This is HS3, although it would be limited to
125mph. The most probable route for this line is through
the Woodhead tunnel. Fast trains may again be passing
and Dinting shortlisted for ACoRP Awards.
The Friends of Glossop Station and Project eARTH and Partners
have both been shortlisted for ACoRP awards. The
ceremony is on 2nd October. We wish them the best
Evening Peak Fares
Northern have introduced restrictions on cheap fares in the
evening peak. Please check with Northern.
Abellio, Arriva and Govia have been shortlisted for the
Network Rail are pressing ahead with installing a
second track at Dore and a loop at Chinley, along with
lengthening the loop at Heeley in Sheffield.
Northern and Transpennine Franchise Consultation opened
The Department for Transport has opened
the Consultation on the Northern and TPE franchises. The
closing date is 18th August. This is a
crucial opportunity to have your say on future train services
in the Peak District and the North of England. The link for
further details is:
Partnership Services Designated
The Buxton and Glossop services have now been formally designated by the Department for Transport. That is great news, and something we have been working towards for a considerable time. This will give us access to additional funding and bring many advantages. The link to the DfT website is https://www.gov.uk/government/news/rail-passengers-in-the-north-west-set-for-bigger-say--3
The High Peak and Hope Valley Community Partnership (HPHVCRP) is a partnership of Derbyshire County Council, Northern Rail, Transport for Greater Manchester, The Peak District National Park Authority and Cheshire East Council, along with community groups which share the common aims of promoting and enhancing rail transport services in the Hope Valley and High Peak areas of Derbyshire. The Partnership is hosted by Derbyshire County Council. Much of our area lies within the Peak District National Park.
Through these pages you can find out about travelling to the Hope Valley and High Peak by train or bus to visit the area's beautiful countryside and great family attractions, you can even find out about accommodation in this scenic area.
Our pages are also for you if you live in the Hope Valley and High Peak areas and want to find out more about your local public transport services.
In particular, you can find out what the Transport Partnership and others are doing to improve travel opportunities within the area for work, college, leisure or shopping. Go to our News pages for the latest information.
To find our more about us and see the minutes of our Working Group minutes click on our About Us page. We are always interested in your comments on local public transport services and how well they meet your needs. Why not email us, or contact us at the following address: