SJ8297 : Former station, Liverpool Road, Manchester

taken 7 years ago, near to Rusholme, Manchester, Great Britain

Former station, Liverpool Road, Manchester
Former station, Liverpool Road, Manchester
This must be a mecca for railway enthusiasts (amongst others). The completion in 1830 of Liverpool Road Station (the stone-faced section), a terminus of the Liverpool-Manchester railway, made it the first passenger railway station in the world. It is also the oldest surviving such station in the world. The three-bay corner house served as the station agent's house. Grade I listed.
Passenger services ceased fairly soon - in 1844 - but goods traffic continued until 1975. All this has now been incorporated into the Museum of Science and Industry.
A comparable view from 1980: SJ8297 : Liverpool Road station, Manchester 1980.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 24 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 15 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Educational sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8292 9787 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.6365N 2:15.5288W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8288 9786
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Georgian Architecture  Listed Building 

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