SE2933 : To KNO or NOT, that is the question

taken 2 months ago, near to Leeds, Great Britain

To KNO or NOT, that is the question
To KNO or NOT, that is the question
Fortunately I had heard the announcement and knew that the train in the picture was a no KNO for me as it was not the NOT train.

When I arrived at Platform 17 for my train home, I found that it was occupied by two trains. Having trains to Knottingley and Nottingham leaving from the same platform within 5 minutes of each other might not sound ideal, but it does avoid passengers going to the wrong platform if they mishear the public address announcement.

Footnote: KNO and NOT are the official station codes for the two places. The platform is actually designated as 17a for the forward end and 17b for the rearward end.
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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Monday, 11 December, 2017   (more nearby)
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Monday, 18 December, 2017
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