Trivia: Nearest station you haven't used?

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SeanG

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The demand for offices was falling even before the pandemic made people realise the up-side of working at home. I've never used the National Rail station at Manors but, for me, it is further from home than either Heworth (National Rail Only) or Dunston.
Apologies if misunderstood - I was meaning that the planned offices in 70s and 80s were never built, rather than current office demand which you rightly say has dropped recently
 

bishdunster

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According to a leading online estate agents, my nearest mainline station is Rhoose at 14.5 miles, the only thing is its the other side of the Severn Estuary, 105.4 miles and 2hrs 12 mins by road !!!!!!!!! whereas Taunton is 21.9 miles and 39 mins by road, suffice it to say i have never used Rhoose :s.
 

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Closest station I haven't used is Islip. Tackley and Combe are also quite close but although I have visited them while cycling past a couple of times I've never caught a train from either. Not that catching a train from Combe is a particularly practical suggestion - I think it only gets 2 per day!
 

bearhugger

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The nearest to me is South Bank (SBK). In fact the only stations I have used on the Salburn line are Redcar Central, Redcar East & Saltburn, which is currently 50% of the stations available. I don't think we can count Redcar British Steel at the moment as there are are currntly no services to it as mentioned upthread.
do you remember the small cartoon figureen in one of the niches of Settle Station. The Settle stationman said it used to be on top of a signalpost somewhere. Dont know if its still there.
Think you can just make it out in this pic of upside Settle Station building. nearest niche.
Yes, certainly on my visit lat year, Mr Mouse was still there. His good lady was in the other niche.
 

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I don't think I have used Hammerton station; I'm struggling to recall using it anyway

Failing that, it could be Hornbeam Park as I don't think I have used that either, though I could be wrong. There are a few on the Hull route I've not used too.
 

mmh

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Just realised my second nearest station I've never "used" is an unusual one - Halfway station on the Great Orme Tramway. I have changed "trains" there though, because you have to!
 

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Slaithwaite is my nearest - around 10 miles or so away.

Up until Christmas last year, my nearest unused was around half that distance but I managed to get that one as part of returning from a night out!
 

dgl

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Upwey, but mainly because I have never had a need to alight there and always use Weymouth station .
 

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Bagshot for me - though I have been on a train through it, which is also true of quite a few of the next nearest stations.
 

D841 Roebuck

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To the southwest - Clifton, South - Bellevue, East - Marsden and Slaithwaite, North - Hapton and Brierfield.

Closest of all, however, is Burrs Country Park on the ELR - about 4 miles away as the crow flies.
 

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