Sunday 3rd June 2018
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1851: Great Northern Railway committee vote against Peterborough in favour of Doncaster as place for the General Rail Repair Shop.
1912: The Dearne Valley Railway between Wakefield Kirkgate and Edlington (via Ryhill, Grimethorpe, Great Houghton, Goldthorpe, Harlington and Denaby) opened.
2012: Sir Nigel Gresley Square is officially opened.
31 Years Ago Today
Manager Dave Mackay's first game in charge of Doncaster Rovers, away at Southend.
34 Years Ago Today
Footballer Chris Brown, who rejoined Doncaster Rovers in 2011, was born in Doncaster.
163 Years Ago Today
The first train arrives on new tracks at Thorne railway station.
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