Cryptic clues = station name

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  1. Calthrop

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    You think rightly -- an anagram. Your floor.
     
  2. neilmc

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    How about:

    Good place for a Northern wander around, but watch out for crazy Andrew, the mixed-up warden!
     
  3. Calthrop

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    Darwen?
     
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    Yep, why have one anagram when three can be found?
     
  5. Calthrop

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    Mine, I take it.

    North of the border: publicity exercise, expire with dignity
     
  6. Karl

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    Airdrie?
     
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    Afraid not.
     
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    Best I can do for a hint, is an alternative part-clue. How about, after the ":" increase; namely; water source
     
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    I think it's Addiewell, which I admit is somewhere I've never heard of
     
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    Addiewell it is (I confess that I had to scour the timetable stations-index, to discover it). Your floor.
     
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    Layers every one, so no cock, but serviced three times per day!
     
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    Hensall?
     
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    Hensall?

    Apologies for double post
     
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    Hensall it certainly is. Weird to have one train per day in one direction and two in the other, but that's our wonderful railways for you. Back to you again.
     
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    Long ago, there was a narrow-gauge branch line in Poland which had one train per day in one direction, and none in the other -- however, that country is "something else" in a number of ways !

    Next one:

    Disjointed aardvark golfs e'en less at place where three rivers join the sea
     
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    Narrowing things down very considerably: at this station there is a connection between the "regular" national network, and a heritage line.
     
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    This one might confuse people - I thought I knew what it was, but the letters didn't fit.

    Looking on t'internet, I found that my answer was known for a time as:

    Ravenglass FOR Eskdale
     
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    I tend to rely on my 2013 -- 14 complete GB Rail Timetable: got "R for E" from there. Had better, in future, check on the Net; sorry about, as came to be, unfair clue ! neilmc, your floor.
     
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    British brown butterfly found not far from Bahamas; it's Glorious around here!
     
  20. Calthrop

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    Just to kick off, though I doubt that this will be right: Meadowhall??
     
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    Sunnymeads?
     
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    Nope and nope. Two ways to approach this:

    a) find a British butterfly list and study the names (there's not all that many)
    b) think what (and where) Bahamas and Glorious have in common and cast your net a bit wider
     
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    Going in almost totally "blind", I'll try: Tyseley (though what that might have to do with butterflies, I know not).
     
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    Lulworth?
     
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    Calthrop's on the right lines, or should I say the right line?.
     
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    Duh ! Small Heath, I think.
     
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    Small Heath it is indeed - a species of butterfly, and also just down the line from Tyseley, where Bahamas (45596) and Glorious (diesel, 50033 I think) are kept. Your floor again.
     
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    Thanks.

    In sylvan surroundings; and in Gallic terms -- parental property
     

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