Railway Realism: Doncaster

Doncaster STATION

Doncaster is synonymous with the word railway, having an extensive works and a large station, but had events taken a slightly different turn it might never have been on a main line at all, as EVAN GREEN-HUGHES found out.


 Above: In the steam era Doncaster had an extensive motive power depot at Doncaster Carr. In May 1957, Peppercorn ‘A2’ 60533 Happy Knight raises steam on shed at Doncaster Carr. Norman Preedy Archive/Railphotoprints.uk.

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