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MGO Trolleybus and Bus Routes

MGO Trolleybus and Bus Routes

The combined Midland General Omnibus Company and Notts and Derbys Traction, ran a large number of routes through both counties. Many of the routes remained unchanged throughout the existence of the companies (and are still being used today). MGO bus battling with the...
Road Transport

Road Transport

The Midland General Story The Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Tramways Company was formed in 1903 by Act of Parliament. It was not until 1913 that the tramway from Ripley to Nottingham, via Langley Mill, Eastwood and Kimberley, was finally opened, the capital being...
Eastwood & Langley Mill Station

Eastwood & Langley Mill Station

When you speak of Langley Mill Railway Station, you normally mean the existing station, near to the church. (See Railways for a chronology of rail activity in the area.) This was part of the Midland Railway network. However, Langley Mill also had another station, on...
Railways

Railways

The growth of the railway around Heanor Map and Time-line Growth1832Famous meeting at the Sun Inn, Eastwood, the “birth” of the Midland Railway1836Parliamentary approval for Midland Counties line, connecting Derby, Nottingham and Leicester. Plans for line...
Canals

Canals

The junction of the Nottingham Canal with the Cromford Canal at Langley Bridge. The houses on the left are long gone, but the canal toll-office on the right and the house on the right still remain. Although the Nottingham and Cromford Canals are no longer in use, the...