Britain >Midlands >Leicester Melton Mowbray


Collected date 20/11/04

Similarly to Nottingham, Leicester's Midland Railway station is built on a bridge in red brick. Ornate Departures and Arrivals signs adorn the arches into the taxi rank area:

Leicester arrivals arch Leicester departures arch

An octagonal tower adorns one end of the frontage:

Leicester tower

Unfortunately, apart from the frontage, nearly all of the rest of Leicester station was completely rebuilt in modern times. The ticket hall:

Leicester concourse

Platform 1. Note the peculiar wooden underside to the platform canopy, which I've not seen elsewhere:

Leicester platform 1

Looking across the tracks:

Leicester platform 2

The footbridge, which is uninteresting except for the iron brackets:

Leicester bridge