Britain >Merseyside >Aintree Orrell Park Old Roan


Collected date 01/07/13

Aintree sign

Aintree station serves the famous racecourse, and the station is decorated with plenty of horses. The main gate to the station car park, celebrating 150 years of the station's existence:

Aintree gate

The station building is modern and decorated with horses:

Aintree building

Detail of the horses:

Aintree brick horses

A plaque marking the contribution of Aintree racecourse to the station improvements:

The Aintree Racecourse Co. has
contributed towards the enhancements to this ticket office

Another, more weathered, plaque:

Park Lane Highway and Aintree
Station Improvements

The rear of the station building from the platform opposite:

Aintree building rear

The platforms looking north:

Aintree platforms looking north

Looking north towards the end of platform 1:

Aintree platform 1 looking north

Looking south along platform 1:

Aintree platforms looking south

At the south end of platform 1, steps lead up to the road bridge:

Aintree steps

A large ramped and stepped footbridge connects the platforms:

Aintree footbridge

A horseshoe motif on the footbridge:

Aintree footbridge horseshoe

On the footbridge looking north:

Aintree from footbridge looking

On the far side of the island platform is a disused trackbed and platform, seen here looking north from the footbridge:

Aintree disused platforms looking

Looking south along the disused track:

Aintree disused platforms looking

Looking south from the end of platform 2:

Aintree looking south