BELFAST YORK ROAD

1936 to 1986

[Source: Paul Wright]
 
Looking south during the LMS NCC era in 1936. The passenger station is seen to the right aned the goods facilities to the left. By this time York Road had been equipped with colour light signalling.
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hoto from the John Alsop Collection

During 7 and 8 April 1941 Belfast experienced very heavy bombing and York Road station was badly damaged. The Midland hotel was completely destroyed. The station is seen in this view shortly after the bombing raids.


Belfast York Road looking south in 1969. After the Second World War the station lost its train-shed roof and canopies were erected along the platforms.
Photo by John McKegney from his Flickr photostream


Looking south from the north end of Belfast York Road station in 1969.
Photo by John McKegney from his Flickr photostream


Ex British Railways coaches at Belfast York Road in 1969.
Photo by John McKegney from his Flickr photostream


Looking north-west towards Belfast York Road station in the early 1970s.


The main entrance to Belfast York road station seen in 1983. The building seen in this view had opened in 1977 after original structures had been badly damaged by bomb attacks.
Photo by Albert Bridge from Geograph published under Creative Commons Licence


An NIR DMU number 73 is seen at Belfast York Road waiting to depart on a Larne service
Photo by Albert Bridge from Geograph published under Creative Commons Licence


A British Leyland rail bus seen at Belfast York Road in 1986. The rail bus had originally operated in England experimentally.
Photo by Albert Bridge from Geograph published under Creative Commons Licence

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[Source: Paul Wright]




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