Dore and Totley
HOPE VALLEY LINE
Dore & Totley is the first stop out of Sheffield station on the scenic Hope Valley Line between Sheffield and Manchester, situated in a leafy suburb on the edge the city.
As it’s on the south-western edge of Sheffield, Dore and Totley station also lies on the edge of the Peak District National Park, with the hills of the Eastern Moors within easy reach.
Train journeys to Dore & Totley station take 7 minutes from Sheffield and 1 hour 10 minutes from Manchester Piccadilly on the stopping service. There are some faster early morning and evening services which also stop at Dore and Totley.
Most trains are operated by Northern Trains Ltd. Find up to date ticket and timetable information here.
East Midlands Railway and TransPennine Express operate the less frequent, faster services in busy peak commuter hours.
Find a list of all Dore and Totley station facilities here.
Network Rail have a major investment project in hand to improve the railway tracks at Dore Junction and to provide a second platform at Dore & Totley station for use by Manchester-bound passengers. It is hoped that this work will be completed in 2024. It will make a considerable difference to the station.
There are frequent buses to/from the centre of Sheffield. Turn left onto the main road outside the station to locate the bus stops. Further information about bus services in the Dore and Totley area can be found by calling Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visiting their website: www.traveline.info
Near the station is Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet, an 18th century rural scythe and steelworks, now a popular, immersive museum where you can explore life at home and at work in the 1700’s.
A little further on, no more than a mile from the station is family-friendly Millhouses Park, with boating lake, gardens, play area, skate park, café and even pony rides in summer.
The beautiful, ancient woodland of Ecclesall Woods is close by for woodland wanders and café refreshments or the magnificent Beauchief Abbey which dates back to the 12th Century is just a short walk from the station.
Friends of Dore & Totley Station
There is an active Friends of Dore and Totley Station group who campaign hard to get better train services and passenger facilities. They have established good working relationships with all the railway companies and local stakeholders interested in the development of the station and have achieved much in recent years.
Around the station the group have put up information boards for visitors and garden planters on the platform. Benches and colourful flowers offer comfortable and welcoming places to sit.