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Photo-a-Day  (Tuesday, 16th November, 2010)

Sunday Rush Hour

Sunday Rush Hour
A deserted Gathurst railway station.

Photo: Dan Highton  (Canon EOS 500D)
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Comment by: gerald pilkingtonj canada on 16th November 2010 at 00:30

how come one track looks used more than the other curious

Comment by: Mick on 16th November 2010 at 07:04

Maybe theres no trains running.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 16th November 2010 at 09:48

There must be no trains running at present...I can't see any steam in the distance..!!

Comment by: Linda on 16th November 2010 at 15:55

You want to be there at 7.30 am weekdays, especially when the previous train has been cancelled or running late-busy, busy! Looks like one track is more exposed to damp than t'other. Nice pic though, Dan

Comment by: Roy Hesketh on 16th November 2010 at 16:09

I remember when Gathurst station was sold off and converted to a pub. Is it still one or has it been sold back again?

Comment by: pat on 16th November 2010 at 18:01

Could be "High Noon", just a thought!!

Comment by: Degsie on 16th November 2010 at 19:52

You just missed it

Comment by: Art on 17th November 2010 at 01:14

The station building is now a pub, but the station itself is still in use. Pay on the train or if you're lucky like me, use your bus pass.
Cost to M/C airport & all point en route?...£0 ;o)

Comment by: John on 17th November 2010 at 19:52

You lot not much idea about railways.

Comment by: kev culshaw on 22nd November 2010 at 18:17

the tracks that look rusty are all new ones they replaced them a few months ago right the way through too appley bridge

Comment by: JANET GIBSON on 26th November 2010 at 16:05


Comment by: gerald pilkington canada on 13th January 2011 at 23:23

yes janet im the one

Comment by: Gareth Fairhurst on 22nd November 2013 at 10:24

I agree with Linda about seeing the station at 7.30am, especially if the previous train has been cancelled, which happens a lot these days.

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