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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 May19- Dec19 is available HERE 







News Headlines (Click Title for more)
  • MEMRAP

     Manchester & East Midlands Rail Action Partnership (MEMRAP) - Minutes of Mtg (10) in Buxton , & date of next meeting No11  is available on News Item 113. 


  • Abellio Announcements

    Abellio have announced their top team for EMR and a contract for new trains for mainline services. See News Item 115


  • DVL Activity Guide

    A  DVL Activity Guide for young travellers has been published. See news Item 114


  • DVL CRP Annual Report 2017/18

    Read this on our Other Documents page.


  • 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



Seasonal tones at Duffield.

The next meeting of FDVL
will be held on
14th January 2020  
commencing 17:20hrs
 at The Brunswick Inn, Derby
     All Welcome


Read Minutes of meetings on our "Documents" page 


Chairman's 2019 Report  and 2019 Accounts

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

Access East Midlands Trains on-line timetables:

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FDVL 2019

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