From the Central Trains website:
One does have to wonder how long other stations such as Peartree (near Derby) and the stations between Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford have left.centraltrains.co.uk said:2 September 2005
Etruria Station closes at the end of the month
Closure of Etruria Railway Station
Passengers are advised that the Secretary of State for Transport has now formally approved the closure of Etruria Railway Station, Etruria Road. Stoke on Trent.
The final day of operation will be Friday 30th September 2005.
From Saturday 1st October 2005:
· Northern Rail train services between Stoke on Trent and Manchester Piccadilly will no longer call at Etruria.
· The Central Trains replacement bus service between Etruria and Stoke on Trent will be withdrawn.
The nearest alternative railway stations are at Longport and Stoke on Trent
Issued by Central Trains on behalf of:
The Department of Transport,
Great Minister House,
76 Marsham Street,
London, SW1P 4DR.