MAIN SOURCES OF TRANSPORTATION

-  ROAD

-  RAIL

-  MOTORWAY

ROAD

THERE ARE 2 ROADS THAT RUN THROUGH MAPPLEWELL, THESE ARE B6131 DARTON TO THE EASTFIELD ARMS AND FROM LOW BARUGH IT IS THE B6428 THAT TAKES YOU UP TO WAKEFIELD ROAD (TURNPIKE GARAGE) THESE ROADS INTERSECT AT THE FOUR LANE ENDS.

RAIL

 

THERE IS A TWO TRACK RAIL LINE, THIS TAKES YOU IN ONE DIRECTION TO BARNSLEY/SHEFFIELD AND IN THE OTHER WAKEFIELD/LEEDS THIS LOCATED IN DARTON (SEE WWW.DARTON.ORG.UK)

MOTORWAY

THE NEAREST LOCAL MOTORWAY IS THE M1 WHICH RUNS BETWEEN LONDON AND LEEDS, LOCALLY IT GIVES ACCESS TO BARNSLEY/SHEFFIELD TO THE SOUTH AND WAKEFIELD/LEEDS TO THE NORTH, THOUGH THERE IS NO DIRECT ACCESS TO THE M1 AT MAPPLEWELL, FOR THAT YOU HAVE TO GO TO JUNCTION 37 (DODWORTH) AND JUNCTION 38 (HAIGH)

Mines, pits and other bits

Mining History

 

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