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Clifton Down

Collected date 13/05/08

Clifton Down sign

Clifton Down is a small station in the Clifton suburb of Bristol, on the line to Severn Beach. Although it serves Bristol Zoo and the Clifton Down shopping centre, the station is unstaffed and the station buildings have found other uses.

The front of the old station building, now in use as an Australian theme pub:

Clifton Down frontage

The far side of the station building, showing its new name:

Clifton down side

The platform side of the station building:

Clifton Down rear

The pedestrian entrance to the station at the east end of the site leads both to steps down to platform level and to the footbridge which joins the two sides of the station:

Clifton Down entrance

Looking east at the footbridge with the stepped exit behind the retaining wall on the left:

Clifton Down footbridge

Inside the steps leading up from platform 2 to the entrance and footbridge:

Clifton Down platform 2 stairs

Looking westwards along platform 2:

Clifton Down platform 2 looking

Looking across the footbridge to the entrance arch on the platform 1 side of the station:

Clifton Down on footbridge

The view of the station site, looking westwards from the footbridge. The station building is on the right:

Clifton Down from footbridge

Platform 1, and the ramp leading down to it, seen from platform 2:

The eastern end of platform 1 is now covered by a building, forming a dingy tunnel:

Clifton Down platform 1 tunnel

The remnants of a canopy over platform 1 can still be seen on the retaining wall:

Clifton Down platform 1
canopy remains

Looking east along the line:

Clifton Down looking east

Looking west:

Clifton Down looking west