Station Name: COBORN ROAD FOR OLD FORD
[Source: Nick Catford]
1896 1:1056 OS Town Plan shows the layout of the station. The main entrance was on the north side of Coborn Road with the booking office located in an arch below the viaduct. A wide subway is shown beneath the four lines with steps up to the two platforms. Further steps at the west end of the station lead to another subway, this time running under only two lines, The Grove Road booking office is at the north side of the subway from where a footpath runs parallel with the viaduct for 250ft to Grove Road. Buildings are shown on both platform: two on the down platform and four on the up platform. Gents' toilets are located at the west end of the down platform building and the east end of the up platform building. A signal box spans the tracks between the two platforms. No platform canopies are shown although they were in place from the opening of the station. The two avoiding lines run to the south of the station.