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Oakamoor's prize-winning station staff

Station staff at Oakamoor are presented with certificates for winning second prize in British Railways' awards for best kept station gardens. The staff holding the awards are Rita Ecclestone and Gordon ...

Open day at Stoke railway station

When this open day took place at Stoke railway station, the public were invited to inspect these three veteran steam locomotives. In the foreground, a child contemplates the gap between the staircase ...

Passenger service at Alton station

A Leek to Uttoxeter service hauled by grimy Fowler 4P locomtive number 42323 waits at Alton. Many rural passenger services were withdrawn during the 1960s, and stations like Alton were closed. However, ...

Passenger service at Leek station

A passenger train stands at Leek station in 1928. The locomotive is an 0-6-0 tank engine. Because it has only two carriages it is probably a local service between Leek and Uttoxeter. This image ...

Passenger train at Oakamoor

A three-coach passenger service approaches Oakamoor in around 1957, hauled by Stanier class 4P steam locomotive number 42663. Note the spur line to the right, heading into sidings at Bolton's Copper ...

Pittshill Station, Tunstall

The photograph was taken at Pittshill Station The station was just north of Furlong Road on the Potteries Loop Line. Opened in 1874 and closed in 1964 the area of the station has been much altered by ...

Potteries Express at Leek station

The Potteries Express takes on water at Leek station on a summer's day in 1959. A crowd gathers at the trackside to admire the locomotive, a 'crab' 2-6-0 mogul, number 42922. These engines were ...

Potteries Loop Line junction at Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent

This photograph was taken from the Etruria Road (formerly Lord Street) railway bridge and shows the Potteries Loop Line to Hanley going off past Shelton Steel works. The main railway line leads off to ...

Potteries Loop Line, Cobridge

The view north from the Sneyd Street bridge over the Potteries Loop Line. Leek New Road bridge is the centre, with the advertising hoardings along to the left. On the right hand edge is the Progress Foundry ...

Rail accident at Uttoxeter

A group of men survey the damage resulting from a rail accident at Uttoxeter station in 1890. Although this section of the line was under the control of Uttoxeter engine shed, a heavy crane was called ...

Railway worker at Oakamoor

Mrs Rita Ecclestone, Clerk and Porter at Oakamoor Station in the 1950s. This scene has long gone, but it is possible to stand where the woman is standing and look toward the tunnel mouth. However, ...

Rhyl express at Leek station

At Leek station on 15 June 1957, an unidentified 'Crab' 2-6-0 Mogul works its way to the front of the train, ready to take a trainful of passengers to the coast at Rhyl. The locomotive probably owes ...

Rocester Station on the Churnet Valley line

Once rail services were withdrawn in the 1960s, many railway buildings became neglected and derelict, as seen here at Rocester. Only a few railway workers houses remain as private dwellings. However, ...

Rudyard Lake Station

A "down" local passanger service passes the western end of Rudyard Lake. By the time this photo was taken Rudyard Lake station, no more than a halt, was a request stop. Rudyard station is at the ...

Rudyard railway station

Rudyard railway station pictured in Summer 1957. Note the smartness of the station, staff and platforms. Rudyard was still a popular destination for day trippers by train. This image is featured by ...

Rudyard railway station

A Fowler class 4P locomotive arrives at Rudyard station with a passenger service from Macclesfield on a wet day in 1960. This image is featured by kind permission of the Churnet Valley Railway.

Rudyard railway station

Rudyard railway station, pictured in June 1964. Compare this photo with the previous one taken in 1957. Already the rot has set in, just prior to the Beeching axe! A narrow guage railway operates from ...

Rushton railway station

No sign of any trains as a mother and her sons wait at Rushton station on a warm day in the early 1960s. Beyond the station platform, the level crossing remains open to road traffic. This line once ...