FoDS in Parliament

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FoDS in Parliament – Our MP Lee Rowley secured a Adjournment Debate on the evening of Monday 29th June, 2020 His highly complimentary statement is available below:

150 Years of Dronfield Station

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Friends of Dronfield Station volunteers and members of the general public gathered together at the start of February to celebrate 150 years of the town’s station. The special event was marked with the unveiling of commemorative plaques and posters detailing … Read More

FoDS Day Out

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13 FoDS visited the Ecclesbourne Valley Heritage Railway on Saturday 13th July but we were not at all unlucky considering the date and our number: the rain only falling whilst we were chuffing along! Members travelled by train to start … Read More

Summer Changes at Dronfield Station

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If you’ve travelled to or from Dronfield Station recently, you might have noticed a few small changes which we hope you feel has improved the look for summer! The first of these is the fence-mounted flower troughs that are in … Read More

Platform 2 Customer Information Screen Moved

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Please be aware that Northern Rail have recently moved the platform two Customer Information Screen (CIS). Previously, this was outside the waiting-shelter, above the ticket machine, but it has since been moved to inside the shelter. Friends of Dronfield Station … Read More

The Flying Scotsman at Dronfield Station

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Large crowds flocked to Dronfield Station on Sunday 5th May, as we were treated to a wonderful sight of one of the most famous steam locomotives of them all – The Flying Scotsman! This evocative train brings people out wherever … Read More