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York Railway Station

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Address: Station Rd, York YO24 1AB, England
Phone Number: 08457 225 225
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At the time of its opening in June 1877, this railroad station was the...

At the time of its opening in June 1877, this railroad station was the center of Britain's rail network and the largest station in Europe.

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Arriving by train or leaving the city this station is full of character with its high roof line and large platforms, we set off from here in November on our way to berlin cold... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Leeds
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91 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On the assumption that few people are going to be on a railway station unless they have to be there, then the experience of being at York is one of the best. It's big enough to be buzzing, small enough to be intimate, occasion treats for train spotters as movements occur connected with the nearby railway museum, and very good... More 

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Decatur, Georgia
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67 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

No complaints coming in. Good selection of fast food. My husband left his luggage behind during the confusion of boarding, and we got absolutely no response from multiple calls and inquiries. Oh well.

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Thank sjboyden
West Yorkshire UK
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Arriving by train or leaving the city this station is full of character with its high roof line and large platforms, we set off from here in November on our way to berlin cold platform but plenty of warm food and drinks available

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Thank fatcatdotcom
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very busy station. Full of charm and character throughout. Quite a few eating places within. Was pleased to be able to wait for train in waiting area which was warm yet small. Still a waiting area though. Had issues leaving station and trying to get black cab to hotel though. Stayed around 10minute walk away from station but two black... More 

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attard malta
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we used york train station twice coming from leeds and going back . it is very efficient, with lot of facilities.

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Thank donaldagius
United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting building especially being build on a curve. Always seems to be some movements of trains going on, ideally suited for the city . Perfect for the hotel.

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Richmond, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here a few times for changing and visiting York - the station is easy to navigate, town is just outside and easy to find your way around. There have been occasions where trains were mis-announced and I have missed a train, I was able to catch another and mistakes are made, but I'd be wary just in case.

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Tynemouth, England, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Adjacent to the national railway museum, a spacious Victorian palace. The waiting rooms in the higher numbered platforms are a bit bleak, but the rest of the place is great

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Henfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like York station, not least because I can be in King's Cross in 110 minutes direct. It retains the old world feel, yet behaves like a busy modern transport hub. Try out the York Tap pub on platform 1 if ever you visit!

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Step out side the station and you see station taxis, reliable and safe. Ask the drivers where to go, or ring and ask to speak to Paul, he is fabulous friendly, caring and knows lots!!!!

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