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  1. FelixtheCat

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    New Pudsey also has 4 trains per hour to Leeds.
     
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    Indeed, though there are 6 from Manchester Victoria (weekday daytime)
     
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    I forgot the slower ones via the Calder Valley.
     
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    Cardiff Queen Street also has a memorial to members of railway staff who served and died during the First World War.
     
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    Barnham also serves a short branch line with just one terminal station on it.
     
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    Wigan Wallgate also has three platforms.
     
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    Rochdale is another station that is now on a different site to the original station.
     
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    Bamber Bridge is also on Northern Route 9.
     
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    Pleasington was also opened by the Blackburn and Preston Railway in 1846.
     
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    Rose Grove is also on the East Lancashire Line
     
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    Hough Green also once was served by a now-closed loop line.
     
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    Sankey for Penketh also has station buildings in the characteristic style of the Cheshire Lines Committee.
     
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    Frodsham is also a Grade II listed railway station.
     
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    Hereford is another station managed by Transport for Wales whilst being located in England.
     
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    Gloucester is also a four-platform station with a DfT category rating of C1.
     
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    Glossop is another station which carried the suffix Central in the past, but has now reverted to simply the name of the settlement it serves.
     
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    Gainsborough Central also had its station buildings designed by the architect John Grey Weightman.
     
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    Giggleswick also opened in 1849.
     
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    Wennington is also a DfT category F2 station that was opened by the "Little" North Western Railway.
     
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    Crewkerne also had its station buildings designed by the architect Sir William Tite.
     
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    Honiton was also opened by the London and South Western Railway in 1860.
     
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    At the same time as Honiton station was opened by the LSWR, the company also opened its Exeter Extension from Yeovil Junction to Exeter Queen Street (now known as Exeter Central).
     
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    Penistone also was the scene of a rail accident in 1886.
     
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    March is another location which was a junction station in the past, but is now relegated to serving only one route.
     
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    Fairfield also has seen a currently large percentage reduction of platforms from that it once enjoyed in its early days.
     
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    In the past, a good fraction of station names had the format "A for B" to indicate a nearby locality - a naming practice which has much reduced since the 1960s & 70s.
    One example of this was was Fairfield for Droylsden.
    Another was Bryn for Ashton-in-Makerfield.
     
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    Garswood was also opened by the Lancashire Union Railway in 1869.
     
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    Eccleston Park is also served by Northern
     

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