- 1898 Future resident 686 The Lady Armaghdale was despatched new from the Hunslet Works, destined for the Manchester Ship Canal.
- 1906 The GWR Traffic Committee authorised the widening of the Up platform and alterations to the sidings at Arley.
- 1981 The weekend Santa Services saw snow and temperatures of -25C, reported as the coldest weather in 31 years.
- 1983 The Santa Special services carried 7,283 passengers in a single day.
- SVR News 129
- Marshall (1989) p. 96.
- SVR News 62
- SVR News 71