SK0048 : Churnet Valley Railway, Passenger Waiting Shelter at Consall Station

taken 1 year ago, near to Consall, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Churnet Valley Railway, Passenger Waiting Shelter at Consall Station
Churnet Valley Railway, Passenger Waiting Shelter at Consall Station
Consall station, situated close to the hamlet of Consall Forge on the Churnet Valley Line of the North Staffordshire Railway, was originally opened to both passengers and goods on 3 March 1902. As with many small stations in the 1960s, passenger numbers decreased to such an extent that it was closed in 1965 and quickly fell into disrepair. The wooden station building finally disappeared in the early 1980s when the platforms were removed; after which, the site quickly became overgrown and little evidence remained that the station had actually existed.

A replica of the original station was constructed by the North Staffordshire Railway Company and the Churnet Valley Railway in mid 2001 on the remains of the original brick base. The new station building being officially opened on the 3rd March 2002, exactly 100 years to the day since the NSR had opened the original station building (LinkExternal link Churnet Valley Railway).
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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 2 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Railways 
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Panasonic DMC-G7 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 000 489 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:2.2749N 2:0.0691W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 000 489
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