Location type


Name and dates


Opened on the Knottingley to Askern Junction Line (Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway).

Chronology Dates

  /  /1850Great Northern Railway
Doncaster to York via Askern (immediately north-west of Doncaster on the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway) opened. GNR uses L&Y line from 4 miles north of Doncaster to Knottingley.

News items

30/11/2022Plans to re-open Don Valley Line and Askern Line in Yorkshire and restore passenger trains [Yorkshire Post]
04/06/2014New viaduct over main railway line north of Doncaster [The Star]