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Central Station   Views: 359
Wigan Central Station   Comments: 5
Photo: David Brown   Item #: 31188  
 
Wigan Central Station

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  Looks like some shunting going on  

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Comments by Colin Harlow, 2nd May 2019  
1905.

Comments by tuddy, 2nd May 2019  
Were there originally two platforms at Central station?

Comments by cindy, 3rd May 2019  
There were 3 platforms originally + 2 bays, platforms 2 & 3 were taken up, But the 2 tracks on the right were left & used for storing carriages.If the line had been completed platform 2 would would have been the line to Manchester Central.

Comments by Stuart, 3rd May 2019  
There would appear to be three platforms in this picture. This station was originally built as a 'through' station because it was the intention of the Great Central Railway to continue on to Blackpool. They bought some land further along but the plan was never realised and they sold the land further along. Central Park was built on some of that land and it is possible it was called 'Central Park' in honour of the Great Central Railway.

Comments by gibo, 6th May 2019  
looking at the photo it looks like there was 4 platforms

 
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