Bruce Grove Railway Station

Bruce Grove Railway Station

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bruce Grove railway station in Tottenham was originally a station on the Stoke Newington & Edmonton Railway which opened on 22 July 1872 . It is not far from Bruce Castle. In the early 1980s several changes were made to the appearance of the station. The wooden covered staircases to both platforms were replaced by open-air concrete staircases. The London-bound platform roof was shortened and the waiting rooms boarded up. The North-bound roof opposite was completely removed and a small brick shelter was installed in its place. This shelter lasted for nearly twenty years before it was itself demolished and a new roof, built in the style of the original though much shorter, was constructed giving the illusion of original authenticity to the station. Haringey Council funded this work and the station is considered a site of historic interest in the locality. Despite being in the heart of Tottenham and being at one time a busy station, Bruce Grove ticket office is rarely open.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136666723
  • 9786136666723