Guidance

North Staffordshire community rail line

Community rail line service between Crewe and Derby.

Documents

North Staffordshire Line: prospectus

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North Staffordshire Line: map

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Details

The North Staffordshire Line runs from Crewe to Derby via Kidsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent and Uttoxeter.

Route data

Region West Midlands
Locale Cheshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent City
Stations 11
Length 50 miles
Journey time About 1 hour and 17 minutes — one way
Route type Secondary branch line
Designation Service
Pilot project No
Designation date November 2008
Partnership North Staffordshire Community Rail Partnership
Operator(s) East Midlands

The North Staffordshire Line serves the following 11 stations:

  • Crewe
  • Alsager
  • Kidsgrove
  • Longport
  • Stoke-on-Trent
  • Longton
  • Blythe Bridge
  • Uttoxeter
  • Tutbury & Hatton
  • Peartree
  • Derby

Community rail designation

The North Staffordshire Line was designated as a community rail service by the Department for Transport in November 2008. The designation covers the passenger services between Crewe to Stoke-on-Trent to Derby. Apart from Derby and Crewe, all stations listed are included in the designation.

Network Rail strategic route plan

The North Staffordshire Line has been identified as a secondary branch line within Network Rail’s London and East Midlands (I) strategic route plan.

The North Staffordshire Community Rail Partnership

The North Staffordshire Community Rail Partnership was formed in 2005. The partnership works with 4 local authority partners and other local organisations, station adopters, businesses and East Midlands Trains to promote and develop the line.

Published 21 July 2008