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Tinsley Yard's importance declined throughout the 70s and 80s. In 1990, there was still enough traffic to justify the presence of an 08 shunter and trains could still access the site from the east end (as 37238 has done). The depot was still open too. Today, all that has changed, not least because the steel industry in Sheffield has contracted even further, particularly in the heavy sector. 30/10/90