The Station Hall is set out like a mainline railway station from the heydays of the steam railway industry. Again, the lighting was very warm in tone but it created a lovely atmosphere within the "Station".
PLEASE CLICK ON THE 1ST PIC TO SEE THEM LARGE.
Back in the day if you wanted to go onto the platform to see someone off or to just look
into the cab of a loco you would need to buy a Platform Ticket.
|Each "platform" is set out with a waiting loco and carriages.|
|A lot of freight was still being carried by rail.|
|Anything, it seems, could go by train as long as it was correctly wrapped!|
|Honeymoons would start with a train journey.|
A Travelling Post Office Sorting Carriage.
Letters were sorted overnight to various cities & towns and dropped off along the route.
Detail of the ornate brass door handles.
Modern carriages of course are streamlined with push buttons to open their doors.
|There were 3 classes of service for rail passengers.|
The Museum has a good restaurant here between the platforms.
EM5ii with 14-60mm Leica lens.
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