Locomotives departing York station, c 1910.
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Painted photograph by F Moore showing the south end of York station, a signal-box and trains about to depart. York station was designed by the North Eastern Railway architects William Peachey and Thomas Proser. On completion in 1877, the 12 platform station was the largest in the world. York is a junction station for locomotives travelling to the North-East of England and Scotland from the South-East and Midland regions.