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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 May17-Dec17 is available from stations





News Headlines (Click Image for more)
  • DVL CRP Annual Report 2016-17

    The CRP have issued their Annual Report for 2016-17.. Available on our "Other Documents 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 Ecclesbourne Way

    The "Ecclesboune Way" an 11 mile walk from Duffield station was officially opened. See News Item 106


  • 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



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


Read Minutes of meetings on our "Documents" page 


Chairman's 2017 Report can be found  Here and Accounts 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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