York Railway Station, Station Road York, YO24

York Railway Station, Station Road York, YO24, York Virtual Tour.

Go to Previous Panorama
Panorama Index
Go to Next Panorama

Link York Virtual Tour to your social network:

Create 360 degree panoramas

Guide and Virtual Tour of York: York Railway Station, Station Road York, YO24.
Panorama | Review | Map

This content requires HTML5/CSS3, WebGL, or Adobe Flash Player Version 9 or higher. This message may also appear if .js .swf or associated files are unavailable.

York railway station is a main-line railway station in the historic city of York. It lies on the East Coast Main Line (ECML) between London's King's Cross station and Edinburgh's Waverley Station. Originally it was part of the North Eastern Railway.

The first York railway station was built within the walls of the city in 1839 by the York and North Midland Railway, and was the terminus of the original trunk route for trains to London, via Derby and Birmingham. A second station, also inside the walls, was built in 1841.

The present station was designed by the North Eastern Railway architect Thomas Prosser and William Peachey. On completion in 1877, it had 13 platforms and was the largest in the world.

In 1909 new platforms were added, and in 1938 the current footbridge was built. The building was damaged during the Second World War and extensively repaired in 1947. As of February 2006, work is underway to rationalise and improve the approach to the station, which remains largely as it was in the 1870s, for bus, taxi, and car users as well as pedestrians and cyclists.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/York_station

Join us on the next part of our virtual tour of York...

You are viewing panorama No.77 (York Railway Station, Station Road York, YO24), one of 134 Virtual Reality 360 degree views of York.

Map of York showing the location of York Railway Station, Station Road York, YO24 at Latitude 53.95809 / Longitude -1.09174.
We have visited York on a number of occasions to produce this tour, this page was created on Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:49:53 +0100, although the photography may have been obtained on an earlier date.

5 Day, 10 Day, 15 Day long range weather forecast and current conditions for York Railway Station, Station Road York, YO24, York

Click here for page top