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Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 25th May, 2015)

Walgate station

Walgate station
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Photo: John Morris  (Fujifilm X Pro1)
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Comment by: Owdkewyed on 25th May 2015 at 00:48

Looks a lot cleaner and tidier than it did fifty years ago.

Comment by: Ken R on 25th May 2015 at 00:49

Great photo of Wigan Walgate, it looks fantastic, thanks.

Comment by: alan on 25th May 2015 at 01:01

Didn't look like that when I was a lad ! Where have the buildings gone ?

Comment by: David Fairclough on 25th May 2015 at 02:26

Nicely done John

Comment by: Fred Mason on 25th May 2015 at 06:18

Now, THAT is a memorable shot.

Nice one, John.

Comment by: Giovanni on 25th May 2015 at 08:19

Reasonably clean. Weeds growing in the paving though. I'm sure between trains that could be addressed!

Comment by: A.W. on 25th May 2015 at 09:01

Alan, the station was rebuilt in the late 70s, the new station is very nice but it doesn't have the atmosphere of the old station.

Comment by: Kath on 25th May 2015 at 09:54

There are two l's in Wallgate.

Comment by: Alex on 25th May 2015 at 10:55

What's this line in the center used for.? It looks used quite a lot..shiny rails.
nice one John.

Comment by: trevor on 25th May 2015 at 14:56

as far as i am aware the bay is still used for trains terminating at wigan from liverpool / southport

Comment by: Giovanni on 25th May 2015 at 16:39

That's an Hell of a mistake Kath! lol

Comment by: John Morris on 25th May 2015 at 17:12

Sorry Kath, my fault not Brian's. A typo, carelessness rather than ignorance. Thank you for all the comments folks, on this and the last two pictures, they are appreciated.

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