What happened to England's forgotten railway stations? [BBC News]





Date: 11/01/2015

In living memory, hundreds of railway stations have closed across the country and have since been abandoned, demolished or converted to other uses. But many former passengers still remember the days when they were a hive of activity. [Sent in by several Railscot contributors - thanks]


External links

What happened to England's forgotten railway stations? - BBC News
Manchester Central Railway Station in 1964

BBC

In living memory, hundreds of railway stations have closed across the country, but many former passengers still remember the days when they were a hive of activity.

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