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Collected date 20/08/05

I took a circuitous route home from Grimsby Town and arrived at Retford to take the East Coast Main Line south to Peterborough. Local trains arrive at platforms 3 and 4, seen here looking west:

Retford platforms 3 and 4

Looking east at the footbridge which links the two platforms:

Retford platforms 3 and 4

Looking east from the end of platform 4:

Retford looking east

The ramp from platforms 3 and 4 leads you up to platform 1 on the main line:

Retford platform 1, looking north

Under the canopy on platform 1:

Retford platform 1

Looking south along platform 1, and then a detail of the canopy:

Retford platform 1, looking south Retford platform 1 canopy

Under platform 1 is this plaque commemorating a wartime use of the station:

Retford WVS plaque

Looking north from the end of platform 1:

Retford, looking north

From platform 1 to the booking hall, with wood panelling and skylight:

Retford booking hall

Platform 1 backs onto the station building, seen here from the front:

Retford station front

The rear of the station building, seen from platform 2 opposite:

Retford station rear

Platform 2, looking north:

Retford platform 2, looking north

Platform 2, looking south:

Retford platform 2, looking south