A three-car diesel car train pictured at Sheffield Midland station in July 1974
A three-car diesel car train pictured at Sheffield Midland station in July 1974

Life on the trains in Sheffield in the 70s and 80s - who can you spot?

From coal queens to welcoming the first electric train or saying goodbye to the end of a line we have some great archive pictures to take you back to life on the rails from more than half a century ago.

By Lucy Ball
Wednesday, 6th January 2021, 5:50 pm

The trains may now be quicker and the station may look slightly different so take a look at these pictures from the 1950s to the 1980s showing life on Sheffield’s railways.

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