SUTTON PARK - GALLERY 1971 - 1995

[Source: Terry Callaghan]


A Class 25 locomotive rushes through the station in the 1970's with a train load of vans towards Bescot.
Photo by Richard Marriott


Looking in the Walsall direction in the 1970's as a Class 25 locomotive
runs light engine towards Castle Bromwich.
Photo by Richard Marriott


Sutton Park down platform station building seen from the approach road on 26 September 1980.
Photo by Steve Jones


Sutton Park station looking north-west on 26 September 1980 from Anchorage Road bridge. With a rake of vans stabled in the former goods shed and a Class 31 locomotive stands on the loop having either deposited the wagons or arrived to collect them.
Photo by Steve Jones


Looking south along the up platform on 5 March 1987 the postal depot was still receiving a small amount of rail traffic at this time although thwriting was on the wall for the flow which ended soon after.
Photo by Richard Coghlan


A closer view of the remaining building on the down platform on 5 March 1987 with the toilet block having been demolished. The building would stand in this, slowly deteriorating, state for another decade.
Photo by Richard Coghlan



The station frontage seen in March 1995 when the building had stood out of use for a number of years since the coal merchant vacated the premises.
Photo by Nick Catford


Looking north west from the Anchorage Road overbridge towards the station site in March 1995. The down platform is clearly visible but the lieside vegetation growth has consumed the island platform.
Photo by Nick Catford

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