Curzon Street Station by Clare Overton Lewis
I’ve decided that my first Friday Photo should be of Curzon Street Station, situated on the Eastside. Built in the early 19th Century, the entrance building that still exists is Roman-inspired and looks very classical with its tall pillars. It was the first city centre railway station but it was soon superseded by New Street Station which was built more centrally. It was a goods-only station for most of its existence and eventually closed in 1966. This picture is taken from the rear of the building to set it against the cityscape. There are plans to re-open a station at Curzon Street as part of the new HS2 service. It will be interesting to see how they incorporate the old building.