Masborough station

  • ‘Black Fives’ back in the Hope Valley

    ‘Black Fives’ back in the Hope Valley

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    IAN Riley’s Stanier ‘Black Five’ duo of Nos. 44871 and 45407 pass through the remains of the old Masborough station with the Railway Touring Company’s ‘South Yorkshireman’ on November 3.  The tour, which replaced a previously advertised but cancelled ‘Tin Bath’, took the two Class 5s from Blackburn to Manchester Victoria, then over to Wakefield Kirkgate…

  • Long-term rail plan for Sheffield region unveiled

    Long-term rail plan for Sheffield region unveiled

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    SHEFFIELD City Region has revealed its long-term plan to increase rail travel over the coming years.  The Rail Plan is designed to take advantage of the planned north and south connections to HS2 Phase 2b and the proposed Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) scheme.  It envisages a new station at Goldthorpe, linking Barnsley and the Dearne…

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