SE2933 : Entrance to Leeds Station off City Square

taken 7 months ago, near to Leeds, Great Britain

Entrance to Leeds Station off City Square
Entrance to Leeds Station off City Square
This leads through to the fine Art Deco Booking Hall LinkExternal link , both created as part of the development of the new Leeds City Station in the late 1930s. Listed Grade II.
Leeds Station
Leeds railway station is the second busiest railway station in England outside of London. It is one of 19 stations managed by Network Rail.
Leeds is an important hub on the British rail network. The station is the terminus of the Leeds branch of the East Coast Main Line which provides high speed inter-city services to London and is an important stop on the CrossCountry network between Scotland, the Midlands and South West England connecting to major cities such as Birmingham, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Derby, Nottingham, Reading, Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth and Penzance. There are also regular inter-city services to major destinations throughout Northern England including Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle and Sheffield. It is also the terminus for trains running on the scenic Settle to Carlisle line.
Leeds is a major hub for local and regional destinations across Yorkshire such as to York, Scarborough, Hull, Doncaster and Sheffield. The station lies at the heart of the Metro commuter network for West Yorkshire providing services to Bradford, Wakefield, Dewsbury, Huddersfield and Halifax.
With 25 million passenger entries and exits between April 2011 and March 2012, Leeds is the busiest railway station in the North of England and the third-busiest railway station in the United Kingdom outside London, after Birmingham New Street and Glasgow Central.
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Photographer
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Date Taken
Monday, 11 December, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 18 December, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre  Railways 
Period (from Tags)
Mid 20th Century 
Date (from Tags)
1937 
Building Material (from Tags)
Portland Stone 
Style (from Tags)
Art Deco 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2984 3339 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:47.7581N 1:32.9086W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2984 3341
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Railway Station  Railway Station Entrance  Grade II Listed 

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