Posted on July 29, 2020
The trains no longer stop at Chabanais – indeed, the spur line is not used at all – so this array of signalling equipment is redundant.
Posted on October 17, 2019
I recently revisited the town of Chabanais in the Charente departement. There have been a few posts of doors from there in past years, but – to my pleasant surprise – this time I found, by striking out in a different direction, previously unexplored areas with plenty to offer fro this weekly challenge.
I didn’t even know that Chabanais had a gâre – railway station. Well it does, although it doesn’t actually have any trains: the replacement buses leave from just outside.
With the station building itself now permanently closed, the exterior is starting to show the signs of neglect…
…even those on the more sheltered side:
Thursday Doors 17 October 2019
Posted on June 15, 2018
The railway station at Beverley, in East Yorkshire, retains much of its original, Victorian architectural features. A view from the level crossing on a quiet Sunday morning gives a slightly different perspective from the one travellers usually see.
Posted on January 9, 2018
The Bénédictins railway station in the city of Limoges has been voted the most beautiful train station in Europe. It’s not bad, that’s for sure. This is the skylight in the dome that covers the main hall. I think it meets with Frank’s theme this week of ‘Circle’.