Alton station

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Description:Alton station, Staffordshire, 1968.

During the Second World War army, navy and air force officers would have used this station during their training visit to Alton Towers.

Imagine this station in use today, serving the travel needs of thrill-seekers visiting the nearby Theme Park!

This image is included by kind permission of the Churnet Valley Railway, which operates a heritage line and visitor attraction between Leekbrook and Froghall, just a few miles from Alton.


The timeline shows resources around this location over a number of years.

Alton Station. Circa 1910.
Alton Station. Circa 1910.

A rather dapper young gentleman takes a seat on the "down" platform at Alton Station ...

Alton station
Alton station

Alton station in flood during the 1950s. Both the main track and the goods siding/third ...

Alton station
Alton station

Alton station, Staffordshire, in the 1970s. It is built in the classic Italianate ...

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Source: Churnet Valley Railway

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