The Friends of the Derwent Valley Line is a voluntary group representing passengers and local communities along the Derby to Matlock, UK railway line. 

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If you would like to join us, comment on train services or provide other feedback, please use our Guestbook or Contact Us pages. We can also be contacted by post at the following address:

FDVL, The Transport Partnership Officer,  
Derwent Valley Community Rail Partnership,
c/o Derbyshire County Council,   County Hall, Matlock  DE4 3AG 

The latest DVL LIne Guide May18- Jul18 is available from stations

News Headlines (Click Title for more)
  • Derby Progress in Pictures

    Follow progress of the works at Derby station together with other work on the Branch in our Gallery 15 

  • Derby Re-Modelling 2018

    Details of the Derby Area Re-signalling are available on a new website
    Network Rail's press release on completion of works is on our News Item 109

  • Pentrich Revolution

    A display commemorating the Pentrich Revolution was unveiled at Ambergate. See News Item 111

  • Video promoting the DVL

    CrossCountry trains have funded a video promoting the DVL which is on our Videos page 

  • East Midlands Franchise Renewal

    FDVL & the DVL CRP have responsed to the DfT Consultation for the renewal of the East Midlands Franchise in 2019. The responses are found on the "New Franchise" section of our Documents Page.

  • Success at ACORP Dinner

    Silver award for Cromford Adopters - See News Item 110

  • The value of CRPs & Volunteers

    ACoRP have issued a report on the value of CRPs and of Volunteering (incl DVL). Read more in News Item 97

Newly refurbished canopy at Matlock

The next meeting of FDVL
will be the AGM held on
Tuesday 16th October 2018 
commencing 17:20hrs
 at The Brunswick Inn, Derby
     All Welcome

Read Minutes of meetings on our "Documents" page 

Chairman's 2018 Report Here and 2018 Accounts are Here

Check out events on other lines via the Association of Community Rail Partnerships (ACoRP) here

Visit the Derwent Valley page on East Midlands Trains website here

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FDVL 2018

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