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The station was on the Heaton Lodge & Wortley Railway from Huddersfield to Leeds, which always known as the ‘Leeds New Line’,and it opened at the same time as the line in 1900. Seen here pre-
First World War it only had a short existence being closed…

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The station on the LNWR Leeds-Huddersfield-Manchester line opened in 1848. In 1882 to overcome congestion on the joint approach to Wellington and New Stations the LNWR built a separate approach, which included the Farnley Viaduct, and the station was…

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Seen here late 19th or early 20th century looking westwards with an NER train on the right. This view and the bridge across the lines remained little changed until into the second half of the 20th century. The platform numbering is not sequential.…

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The station concourse Seen here late 19th or early 20th century and before ticket barriers were erected to the right of the newsagents. The station was accessed by New Station Street off Boar Lane. When it was built in 1869 by the LNWR and NER it…

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LYRS 4508 - The magnificent station building, now Grade I Listed. John Betjeman described the imposing frontage as 'the most splendid in England' and Nikolaus Pevsner considered it to be one of the best stations in the country. Its grandeur owes much…

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LYRS2736. The magnificent station building, now Grade I Listed, early 20th century with cabs outside. John Betjeman described the imposing frontage as 'the most splendid in England' and Nikolaus Pevsner considered it to be one of the best stations…

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Opened by the LNWR in June 1884 it closed for passenger traffic in May 1969.

In 1929 a platform link was constructed with nearby Victoria Station creating Europe's longest platform at 2,238 feet (682 m).
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