Tags: Hope Valley Railway Upgrade

Accessible footbridge installed at Dore & Totley Station

A new footbridge has been installed in Dore & Totley as part of the Hope Valley Railway Upgrade It’s the latest milestone reached at Dore & Totley station which will see improvements for rail passengers travelling between Manchester and Sheffield. Six staircase units, each weighing 11.2t, were lifted into place using a 200t road mobile […]

Milestone reached on construction of Bamford loop for Hope Valley Railway Upgrade

Progress is continuing on the Hope Valley Railway Upgrade, as the VolkerRailStory joint venture undertakes essential improvements to the line between Manchester and Sheffield. Recent line closures have seen major work completed, with key milestones achieved by the project team, including a bridge extension in Bamford to facilitate the new passing loop between Bamford and […]

Significant earthworks completed on Hope Valley Railway Upgrade

Major progress is being made on the Hope Valley Railway Upgrade, with the majority of earthworks, which set the foundations for a new passing track loop between Bamford and Hathersage stations, completed. On completion of this major upgrade project between Manchester and Sheffield, the passing loop will enable passenger trains to pass slower freight trains, […]