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“Beautiful Grade II listed station”

York Railway Station
Ranked #26 of 208 things to do in York
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed August 3, 2014

The building has a certain to charm to it - it is also ideally situated for a pleasant walk by the walls to any city centre location.

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Reviewed July 31, 2014

Easy to get in and out; taxis waiting; no "ugly" instances with workers or public-great area to ride bike and lock up

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Reviewed July 28, 2014

York Railway Station is small as major stations go but it is one of the most important stations on the British rail network due to its location and being a key juncture point roughly equidistant between London and Edinburgh.

The Station building (opened in 1877) is a Grade II listed building made of beautiful light sandstone with arched entryways and a wide bowstring truss roof spanning interior platforms. The roof features wide beams with patterned cut-outs. The station is filled with lovely old wrought iron works including capped central columns and decorative arches featuring shields and white York rosettes. The decorative ironwork is everywhere including handrails and featured most prominently on the stunning giant Clock and its support arm.

The station is bright and airy thanks to the glass roofs and there is a lot of open space so you’re not tripping over fellow commuters like at other major stations. There are a few places to purchase refreshments and shop so you can grab that Cornish pasty and a book for your train journey!

It was a pleasure waiting at this station which did not feel crowded at all despite its small size. The National Railway Museum is a short walk away and if you’re a train fanatic, you’ve just got to make time to stop to experience York’s Railway station and the Museum!

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Reviewed July 26, 2014

Good rail station. Surprisingly very clean. It provides easy access to the railway museum. Many activities such as york dungeons can b accessed by walking or catching the sight seeing bus outside the rail station. Staff are friendly.

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Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

I can sometimes get nervous in stations I've not visited - expecting to make a mess of my travel arrangements, but the grand station in York is as easy on the eye as it is to work out. There's a pub and a Burger King too, what's not to like?

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