Britain >Merseyside >Gathurst Appley Bridge Wigan Wallgate


Collected date 15/09/16

Gathurst sign

Gathurst station was a brief stop for us in the afternoon sunshine. It's unstaffed and its facilities are a bit run down with the old station building now doing service as a pub. The approach to the station building from the car park:

Gathurst approach

The front of the station building:

Gathurst front

Pub parking round the other side of the station building:

Gathurst pub parking

Emerging through a gate on to platform 1 we look at the rear of the station building with only the railway signs to indicate it's still a station:

Gathurst rear signs

Quoining on the rear of the building:

Gathurst rear

The shelter to the rear of the station building:

Gathurst shelter

Looking east along the platform as a train arrives:

Gathurst platform 1 looking east

No time to visit the other platform on foot, but we can see it from platform 1 opposite:

Gathurst platform 2

The shelters on platform 2:

Gathurst platform 2 shelters

And looking west from the end of platform 1:

Gathurst looking west