Travel through time with new artwork at a Lancashire station


New artwork at Parbold station, lets visitors take a step back in time and see what the village and station would have looked like in the 1950s.

A collection of photographs at Parbold station show the station as it is now and how it looked 70 years ago, merging a scene of past and present.  

The Friends of Parbold Station has brightened up the fencing on parts of the platform with the display, which also shows other photographic scenes from around the village, including the Leeds and Liverpool canal and landmarks such as the Parbold windmill.  

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The project was funded by Northern.  

Craig Harrop, regional director at Northern said: “I would like to say a huge thank you to the Friends of Parbold Station for all their hard work.  

“The photographs can now be enjoyed by everyone in the community when they visit the station and is something for everyone to embrace, enjoy and be proud of.” 

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