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Mention the word 'traffic' in Glossop, Hadfield or Tintwistle and you’ll likely have your wrist slapped. These days the Woodhead Pass is a busy pass through route for lorries, bikers and cars alike. But, according to Roger Hargreaves from Glossop Heritage Trust, Longdendale has always been popular with travellers. From the turnpikes to the salt path, to the railways and beyond, Clare Savory walks with Roger along the south side of Woodhead Reservoir - starting at where Crowden Train station once stood. It’s well worth reading Roger’s five part article titled ‘2000 years of traffic’ for more about the things we mention during this podcast, via the trust's website: https://glossopheritage.co.uk/ghtarchive/traffic00/ Visit LongdendaleTales.co.uk for more information about our digital map and 28 part walking podcast series. This pilot was supported by Glossop Creates as part of their Pairings programme, matched with Matt Ross at the Peak District National Park’s Longdendale Environmental Centre in Tintwistle. Special thanks to Holly Close (assistant producer), Harry Heart (series theme music ‘Begging’), Owain Paciuszko (videos and visuals), Lauren Riley (logos and artwork) and Kate Raine (Glossop Heritage Trust research library). Ident photo courtesy of Glossop Heritage Trust