Trivia: Splitting big stations in to separately named bits

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So your challenge is to take a station and using your knowledge of railway history and naming conventions devise some suitable names for the credible separate bits.

For example, using Wrexham as my model, Stevenage should be:
Stevenage General p1-4 and
Stevenage Exchange for the new p5.

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Think that Victoria Station in London was originally named after nearby Victoria Street, but it should be possible to split the Brighton Main Line platforms (9 - 19) into "Victoria station" and the South Eastern platforms (1 - 8) into "Albert station" (or vice-versa).

The station always has had the feel of two adjacent stations lumped into one.
 

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With Platforms 6 & 7 at Nuneaton only used by CrossCountry on the (former Midland Railway) Birmingham - Leicester line , they could be Nuneaton Midland and Platforms 1 - 5 could revert to Nuneaton Trent Valley.
 

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Think that Victoria Station in London was originally named after nearby Victoria Street, but it should be possible to split the Brighton Main Line platforms (9 - 19) into "Victoria station" and the South Eastern platforms (1 - 8) into "Albert station" (or vice-versa).

The station always has had the feel of two adjacent stations lumped into one.
That's because it is!
 

Gathursty

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Kirkby East and Kirkby West.
Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Piccadilly Throat.
Southport (Scouse) and Southport (Lancs)
 

Nean

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Manchester (Piccadilly) General and Manchester Castlefield.
Ormskirk North and Ormskirk South
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Except P13/14 (which is what I'm guessing you're splitting into Castlefield) is on the opposite side of the city centre from the actual Castlefield part of town...

I'd split London Bridge into London Bridge (SE direction services) and London St. Thomas (Southern & Brighton direction services)
 

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Except P13/14 (which is what I'm guessing you're splitting into Castlefield) is on the opposite side of the city centre from the actual Castlefield part of town...
Manchester Piccadilly Castlefieldwards?

I'd split London Bridge into London Bridge (SE direction services) and London St. Thomas (Southern & Brighton direction services)
In fact, why not rename Thameslink platforms at St Pancras to London St. Pancras (International) Thameslink (Low Level)?
 

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Shipley North, Shipley East and Shipley West.

York could go the same way as its Parliamentary constituencies. Most of the station would be York Inner, with the two remote platforms York Outer.
 

PeterC

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Think that Victoria Station in London was originally named after nearby Victoria Street, but it should be possible to split the Brighton Main Line platforms (9 - 19) into "Victoria station" and the South Eastern platforms (1 - 8) into "Albert station" (or vice-versa).

The station always has had the feel of two adjacent stations lumped into one.
So did Liverpool Street until the rebuild. Before that Bishopsgate would have been more appropriate for the East Side than for the original terminus.
 

YorksLad12

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Leeds Central (platforms 1-6 and 0 when opened), Leeds City (platforms 7-17)
That just confuses things with the old Leeds Central. Wellington and New merged to form City. I'd call those platforms Leeds North-Western as they do the Leeds North West and Harrogate Line services, but the rest of the station is harder to divvy up. You could call platform 17 Leeds Midland...!
 

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Personally I think intergration into one station is far more simple such as Hackney Downs and Hackney Central, but if we had to split I’d suggest Liskeard Mainline and Liskeard Valley
 

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