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Cherry Tree

Collected date 08/09/14

Cherry Tree sign

Cherry Tree is a suburb of Blackburn whose railway station is particularly arty. It was actually impossible to find the standard BR double arrow logo, so ubiquitous were artistic station signs:

Cherry Tree signs

The approach to the station:

Cherry Tree approach

To our right is the old shed, which is the only original station building left:

Cherry Tree shed

The approach leads us onto platform 2, here looking west:

Cherry Tree platform 2

Looking east along the line from the end of platform 2:

Cherry Tree looking east

Looking west at the platforms at Cherry Tree:

Cherry Tree platforms looking

The only way between the platforms is the road bridge to the west of the station. From the road bridge looking east:

Cherry Tree looking west
from bridge

Looking east along the line from the bridge:

Cherry Tree from bridge
looking east

Looking west under the bridge:

Cherry Tree looking west

The East Lancashire Community Rail Partnership puts bright signs up telling you why to get off the train:

Cherry Tree - Alight here for Witton

On platform 2 is this poster:

Cherry Tree song mine