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The small timber Booking Office on the station approach road was opposite the east end of the down platform which is off the photo here to the left. On the left are the steps up to the footbridge which connected the platforms and was the only…

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Although the station had been closed for over a month the flower bed here on the down platform still looks well cared for. The other side of the fence is the small timber Booking Office connected to both platforms by the footbridge.

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View looking up the approach road. On the right is the small timber Booking Office and on the left the signal box and down platform buildings. The footbridge connected the platforms and was the only passenger access to the up platform.

The station…

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The small timber Booking Office set back from the east end of the down platform, the two separated by the station approach road which can just be discerned between the picket fence and the building. On the left can be seen the steps up to the…

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The station on the Halifax –Bradford line opened at the same time as the line in August 1850. The station was closed in 1953.

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Station staff posing for the camera on the ramp from the entrance building down to the eastbound platform with the footbridge to the westbound platform to the right.

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LYRS 8640 - 1967. The Booking Hall seen here is no longer in use but there is still a staffed Ticket Office accessed from the Manchester Platform.

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LYRS 6031 - 1967. The Booking Hall seen here is no longer in use but there is still a staffed Booking Office accessed from the Manchester Platform.

Very much a sign of the times for the railways the notice on the wall reads "Withdrawal of Railway…

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LYRS 6056 - 1963. General view of the 'Down' platform, building and canopy looking west. The station was de-staffed in 1985 and the Grade II listed building is now disused. The platforms have been extended eastwards and provided with bus-stop…

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LYRS 6092 - 1963. Gas lamp outside the Booking Office looking down Station Road a year after the station had closed.

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On the Holmfirth Branch off the Penistone Line. It opened in 1850 and closed in 1959 and the track was dismantled in 1966.

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On the left the small Booking Office looking here decidedly closed. On the right the timber passenger facilities on the up platform. The steps connecting the two platforms can just be made out from the the down platform at the end of the Booking…
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