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Leekbrook

Leek Brook Junction lies at the northern end of the Churnet Valley line and is reached through the 531-yard Leek Brrook Tunnel north of Cheddleton Station. Leekbrook is also the point at which the line joins the Cauldon branch controlled by Moorland & City Railways. From summer 2012, Churnet Valley Railway services will join the newly-restored MCR line towards Stoke-on-Trent, the first services in this direction going as far as Endon.

The original Leek Brook Junction Signal Box has survived and is now a Grade II listed building. As part of the Churnet Valley Living Landscape Partnership, the NSRC have been able to get the building refurbished and the former hospital platform.

Please Note: There is no public access to Leek Brook Junction and passengers are only allowed to alight from trains on selected running days when the restored Signal Box is open.

Leaving the Leekbrook Tunnel (photo by Dave Gibson)

An archive picture of the signal box of Leekbrook (courtesy Basil Jeuda)

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