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Class 44 D8 Penyghent

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History of Penyghent

The brilliant Class 44, No.D8 ‘Penyghent’ was built in 1960 and was one of only ten Class 44s built between 1959 and 1960.

They were numbered D1-10 and also named after British mountains leading to this locos name ‘Penyghent’.

It was withdrawn from service in November 1980 and after withdrawal it was taken to Glasgow Works open day in June 1981, from there it was purchased by Steven Woods who had it taken to Aviemore.

It went to Boat of Garten for remedial repairs to get it in working order, but that never happened. It was then advertised for sale in September 1986 and has been owned by the North Notts Loco Group ever since.

Upcoming Dates for Penyghent

Loco Roster

Blue Diesel Timetable
Rowsley South Depart11:0013:0015:00
Darley Dale Arrive11:0513:0515:05
Darley Dale Depart11:1513:1515:15
Matlock Arrive11:2513:2515:25
Matlock Depart11:4013:4015:40
Darley Dale Arrive12:1014:1016:10
Darley Dale Depart12:1514:2516:15
Rowsley South Arrive12:2014:3016:20
Ticket TypeReturn/ Rover (Can be used all day)Single Journey (One way)
Senior Citizen (Age 66 and over)£10.00£8.00
All Children under 16FREEFREE

Locos Running at Peak Rail