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Bid to Open Don Valley Railway Submitted (Fingers crossed!)

Sheffield City Region Mayoral Authority supported by Miriam Cates MP and Don Valley Railway submitted their bid to re-open the Don Valley Line to the ‘Restoring Your Railway’ Ideas Fund on 16 March. The Department for Transport (DfT) invited MPs, … Continue reading

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Don Valley Railway are maintaining objection to aspects of the Bloor Brickworks application in Deepcar. (Application Ref 19/00054/FUL)

If you agree with us go onto the planning portal and register your thoughts. The deadline is very tight now (Monday 16thApril) https://planningapps.sheffield.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=PL0SSVNY0M900   Our response is as follows: In our original response to this application on 15 May 2019 … Continue reading

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Stocksbridge to Sheffield Rail Project passes major milestone

Plans to re-open the railway line from Sheffield to Stocksbridge took a major step forward when recently elected Stocksbridge and Penistone MP, Miriam Cates submitted a formal proposal to the Department for Transport. This is the first stage of a process we need to … Continue reading

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Don Valley Railway are working in collaboration with the South Yorkshire Woodhead Heritage Railway Group.

Don Valley Railway are working in collaboration with the recently formed South Yorkshire Woodhead Heritage Railway Group. We will continue in our aims to campaign for and deliver the reopening of passenger services on the currently freight-only rail line between Stocksbridge … Continue reading

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Don Valley Railway supporter elected

A couple of supporters of Don Valley Railway’s cause have been elected as Sheffield Councillors.  Julie Grocutt, last year’s Stocksbridge Town Council Mayor, has been elected as local Councillor onto Sheffield City Council, alongside Ruth Mersereau, of the Green Party, who … Continue reading

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Railtour along the Don Valley Rail Line

On 20th July 2019, a trainload of rail enthusiasts got the opportunity to travel to Stocksbridge by train whilst us locals are stuck with using the bus.  Unfortunately for us locals if we wished to join this excursion, the nearest point … Continue reading

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Don Valley Railway’s collaboration with sheffield Hallam University reported by local press

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Motion at Full Sheffield City Council meeting on 2 November 2016 supporting improved transport links to Stocksbridge

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Call for Supertram for Stocksbridge

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DVR’s Review of the Sheffield Chamber’s Business Summit calling for a City Centre HS2 Station and our proposed HS4

Don Valley Railway members attended the Sheffield Chamber’s Business Summit on 18 February which brought together business leaders to call for a City Centre HS2 Station. The below link sets out our review of the event and proposes a HS4 … Continue reading

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