Draft local plan confirms council backing for airport connection

The Draft Local Plan for Doncaster Council contain reference to the proposal to create a railway station serving Doncaster-Sheffield Airport. The station would increase the catchment of the airport, support future growth in the areas surrounding the airport and enable the construction of a strategic park and ride.

The document also made reference to restoring Askern railway station and an aspiration to restore the direct Doncaster-Barnsley line.

Source: Doncaster Council Draft Local Plan

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