Britain >North West >Todmorden Hebden Bridge Walsden


Collected date 21/05/10

Todmorden station sign

Todmorden station, in the Calder Valley, was the end of a pleasant walk along the Rochdale Canal from Walsden. The approach up the hill to the station:

Todmorden station approach

The front of the station building. The platforms are on an embankment, level with the car park at the left-hand end of the building:

Todmorden frontage

Inside the entrance, which still has the wooden ticket window, although the ticket office is actually at platform level:

Todmorden ticket office

Platform 1, for southbound trains, is accessed via a flight of steps just beyond the old ticket windows. Looking down the steps from platform 1:

Todmorden platform 1 subway

A plaque on the wall at the top of these steps commemorates a local railway personality:

Todmorden plaque

On platform 1, with the steps down to the subway on the right:

Todmorden platform 1 looking north

An old trolley at the northern end of the platform:

Todmorden luggage trolley

At the northern end of the building, an artily painted door:

Todmorden arty door

The rear of the station building on platform 1:

Todmorden rear

The southern end of the building, providing level access to platform 1 for those who cannot do steps:

Todmorden building south end

At the southern end of the station building is a small art gallery:

Todmorden gallery

Access to platform 2 is via a subway which continues past the steps up to platform 1. Looking up towards platform 2:

Todmorden platform 2 steps

The flat-roofed building on platform 2:

Todmorden platform 2 building

On platform 2, looking south:

Todmorden platform 2

Planters on platform 2, telling passengers to alight for the Rochdale Canal:

Todmorden alight here

The old British Rail cycling lion at the southern end of platform 2:

Todmorden cycling lion

A general (south-facing) view of the platforms:

Todmorden platforms

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

Todmorden looking north

Looking south along the line from the other end of platform 2:

Todmorden looking south