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Chelford Station 1900s

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The disruption to the rail services through Chelford starts on the 13th Feb. For full details, click here.

In the meantime, we've had a new version of one of the early 20th century pictures of Chelford station sent to us. It has better clarity than some versions we've seen. Warning: if you do load the full size version it may take a while as it's around 18MB. To get to this, click on the picture and again on the magnifying glass

On this version, you can just make out the signal bobby in the door of his box, while what appears to be the stationmaster awaits the arrival of the incoming local train. You can also see the siding and headshunt on the east side of the station.

On the Manchester-bound platform, the booking office is the first door on the left and the next is the 'Gentleman's Waiting Room'.

Further down the Manchester-bound side, you can see the base of the water tank building. On other pictures, you can sometimes make out the wind pump which was used to feed the water tank. The station building was further north than it is today and you can make out the existing trees along the footpath from Dixon Drive to the old school.

At the time this picture was taken, the viaducts to be repaired in February 2016 would only have been comparative youths in their mid fifties.

If anyone can name any of the staff, please let us know here.

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