South Yorkshire Joint Railway (Great Central Railway, Great Northern Railway, Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, Midland Railway and North Eastern Railway)






Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


Dinnington to Doncaster





UK Railtours excursion from St. Pancras to Cleethorpes, on the ex-South Yorkshire Joint Railway freight only line between Shireoaks and Kirk Sandall, ...
David Bosher 07/05/2016
The rear of Maltby Colliery Signal Box, standing alongside Scotch Spring Lane rail overbridge, approximately 7 miles east of Rotherham, in February ...
David Pesterfield 14/02/2012

Maltby Colliery Sidings Signal Box controlling access to the large Hargreaves operated coal mine across the line to its left. ...
David Pesterfield 14/02/2012

Firbeck Junction, Tickhill, looking north to Doncaster. The line to the left runs to Doncaster and that to the right (out of use) to Harworth ...
Ewan Crawford 19/11/2006


Tickhill & Wadworth station on the South Yorkshire Joint Railway opened on 1st December 1910 and closed on 2nd December 1929 when passenger services ...
David Bosher 07/05/2016







Laughton Connection






Firbeck Colliery Branch

Firbeck Junction, Tickhill, looking north to Doncaster. The line to the left runs to Doncaster and that to the right (out of use) to Harworth ...
Ewan Crawford 19/11/2006







Harworth Colliery Branch






Doncaster Bypass


Loading point at Markham Main Colliery, Armthorpe, in the 1980s. The colliery finally closed in 1996 and a housing estate now stands on the site. See ...
David Spaven //
A train of house coal bound for Scotland behind 37239 stands in the colliery sidings at Markham Main, near Doncaster, in the late 1980s. See image ...
David Spaven //
37239 in the sidings at Markham Main Colliery, Armthorpe, on the eastern edge of Doncaster, in the late 1980s. The wagons are FPAs with Russell 30' ...
David Spaven //