Platforms, Durham Railway Station. 1857. Photograph 2006 by Jaqueline Banerjee. [This image may be freely used without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose.]

This station, which Bill Bryson recently described it as "the most miserable train station I know" (, is currently undergoing a 2.5 million restoration.

Related Material


Meeks, Carol L. V. The Victorian Railroad Station: An Architectural History. New Haven: Yale UP, 1956.

Last modified 21 July 2006