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York Railway Station, York
Categories: Architectural Buildings, Tourist Spots
York railway station is the main-line railway station serving the city of York in North Yorkshire, England. It lies on Britain's East Coast Main Line (ECML), 188.5mi from London. Originally it was part of the North Eastern Railway.Despite the small size of the city, York is one of the most important railway stations on the British railway network because of its role as a key railway junction approximately halfway between London, the capital of England, and Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. It is few miles north of the point where the Cross Country and First TransPennine Express routes via Leeds leave/join the ECML connecting Scotland and the North East with southern England, the North West and the Midlands. The junction was historically a major site for rolling stock manufacture, maintenance and repair.To visit York Railway Station on your holiday in York, and find out what else York has to offer, use our York family vacation planner.
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With its gracefully curved platform, this is a station full of nostalgia. Imagine huge steam driven trains arriving and departing! Must feature in almost all Yorkshire based TV dramas / novels from He... read more »
Based at Harrowgate - the journeys to York and Whitby are a must! Well informed courier and a very entertaining and knowledgeable driver. The rail museum is overwhelming and needs several visits to ta... read more »
This magnificent building cannot be missed and of course free entry. The building in sunlight is in all its splendour. Wandering from platform to platform which you can do easily gives an insight into... read more »
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