Britain >South West >Par Lostwithiel Luxulyan St Austell


Collected date 24/05/05

Par station sign

Par was the base for the third and fourth days of our holiday in Cornwall, mainly because it's the junction for the branch to Newquay, which doesn't get many trains in the Winter timetable. Having found a B&B we returned to the station in the drizzle:

Approaching the station building from the road into Par itself:

Par station building rear

On the platform side, the station building has a canopy, seen here looking westwards:

Par platform 1 canopy

The station building from the footbridge:

Par platform 1 from the bridge

Crossing over the footbridge to the island platform gives this view under the canopy of platform 1. The small metal shelter is in front of a tickets window:

Par platform 1, under the canopy

Looking eastwards at the footbridge itself:

Par footbridge

The island platforms, 2 and 3:

Par platforms 2 and 3

Looking west from the footbridge, with the island platform to the right:

Par, looking west

The signal box, with the branch to Newquay off to the right:

Par signal box