Britain >South >Parkstone Branksome Poole


Collected date 22/05/07

Parkstone sign

Parkstone is a small station in the east of Poole, and since the B&B at which we were staying was about half-way between Poole and Parkstone stations, Parkstone was a good place to start a day.

Approaching Parkstone from the car park:

Parkstone approach

The station building is on the eastbound platform 1, seen from the opposite platform:

Parkstone rear

The eastern side of the station building:

Parkstone side

Looking east under the canopy on platform 1:

Parkstone under canopy

Looking east away from the station building on platform 1:

Parkstone platform 1 looking east

Looking west at the station building and footbridge:

Parkstone platform 1 looking west

The footbridge joins the two platforms:

Parkstone footbridge

A plaque on the footbridge identifies its engineers as Joseph Westwood & Co Limited, Engineers & Contractors, London 1888:

Parkstone footbridge plaque

From the footbridge, looking east:

Parkstone from footbridge,
looking east

Looking west from the footbridge:

Parkstone from footbridge,
looking west

Platform 2, seen from the footbridge:

Parkstone platform 2