Trivia - contrasting stations with similar CRS codes

flitwickbeds

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I wondered what pairs of contrasting stations (by any measure - service level, number of destinations, age of trains, architectural style, geographical location...) we can come up with which have one letter different in their CRS codes.

For example MAN (Manchester Piccadilly) is extremely contrasted to MEN (Menheniot)

What other ones are there?
 
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Barnes [BNS] and Birmingham New Street [BHM].

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Slightly more in line with what I think was intended:
Leeds [LDS] and Llandanwg [LDN]. In fact, Llandanwg and any London terminus!
 

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Must be any number of these!

How about Glasgow Central (GLC) to Glaisdale (GLS)? :p
 

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Not perhaps that much of a contrast (although quite a difference in numbers of platforms), but I always liked the symmetry of the North Downs line going from RDG to RDH (Reading / Redhill).
 

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Poole (POO) has a lot more trains than Poppleton (POP), but a more unfortunate CRS code!
 

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Hebden Bridge (HBD) and Haydon Bridge (HDB)....both Northern stations on cross-Pennine lines, the former very busy and staffed, while the latter is very quiet and unstaffed.
 

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Cheltenham (CNM) and Carmarthen (CMN) have somewhat different service patterns. All the more confusing if you're traveling between the two... :D
 

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There must be loads of these, which you can find systematically. For example:
Ardrossan South Beach (ASB) and Ashchurch (ASC)
Stafford (STA), Strathcarron (STC), Stroud (STD), Streatham (STE), Stromeferry (STF), Stirling (STG), Shepreth (STH), etc are all very different stations.
However, I appreciate this isn't necessarily in the spirit of this thread... :D
 

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Kingham (KGM) and London Kings Cross (KGX) might be a contender?

-Peter

EDIT: Hereford (HFD) and Greenford (GFD) may also be a relevant combination?
 

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How about same letters but in a different order?

London St Pancras (STP)
Stockport (SPT)
 

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Barnes [BNS] and Birmingham New Street [BHM].

(I claim my £5 ;) )

Slightly more in line with what I think was intended:
Leeds [LDS] and Llandanwg [LDN]. In fact, Llandanwg and any London terminus!
Barnes (BNS) and Bootle New Strand (BNW) would work.
 

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TEA (Tees-side Airport, 1 train a week in one direction only on a Sunday afternoon)
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WEA (West Ealing), a few stops out of London Paddington on the Great Western Mainline.
 

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YRK and YRT

York served by various routes. Most services stop there .
Yorton 2 hour limited service on a request stop basis.
 
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How about pairs where not only is there only one letter different, but the codes could logically be the other way around.
For example WSB and WBY. Either of these 2 would be logical for Westbury or West Byfleet.
 

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The two I also used to get mixed up were BMH and BHM not goo when both were served by the same train.
Cross Country Trains have been known to get these mixed up themselves in the past - they got them transposed on a reply to a Twitter post and caused all sorts of confusion!
 

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