Station Name: DAYBROOK

[Source: Nick Catford]

1881 1:2,500 OS map shows the layout of Daybrook station as built and before the arrival of the Nottingham Suburban Railway. The station has two facing platforms with the main building on the up (north) side at the end of a short approach road (Station Road), The goods yard is entered from the station forecourt. A weighbridge and weigh office are identified (WM) just inside the entrance to the yard. At this time the moderately-sized yard comprises a loop from which two sidings run; one runs diagonally across the yard and along the northern boundary. A crane stands alongside this siding. In 1904 the yard crane had a capacity of 10 tons but this is after the yard expanded; the crane shown here is probably smaller. A shorter siding runs into a cattle dock behind the west end of the up platform. A signal box is seen between the loop and the long siding,

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