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Over by Christmas September 2014


4 files, last one added on Sep 22, 2014

2010 General Photos


5 files, last one added on Aug 10, 2010

2009 Photos


13 files, last one added on Oct 15, 2009

Pre-2003 Photos of Handforth Station


29 files, last one added on Jul 11, 2013

Station Tidy-Ups 2008


5 files, last one added on May 06, 2008

Station Views 2007-8


11 files, last one added on May 21, 2008



8 files, last one added on Mar 06, 2013

Press Cuttings


22 files, last one added on Jun 29, 2013

General Photos


19 files, last one added on Feb 04, 2010

"Handforth" signs


20 files, last one added on Jan 20, 2016

2011 Photos


7 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2013

2012 Photos


1 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2013

15 albums on 2 page(s) 1

Last additions
Prince of Wales 2010 Visit Sign121 viewsHandforth sign marking the visit of HRH Prince of Wales to the station in 2010 (c/o Malcolm Spence)Jan 20, 2016
DB German Railways sign 166 views(c/o Malcolm Spence)Jan 20, 2016
Regional Railways 1990's Handforth sign164 viewsBR Regional Railways 1990's Handforth sign (c/o Malcolm Spence)Jan 20, 2016
LUAS (Dublin) Sign137 viewsDublin Light Rail Tram system sign (LUAS is Irish for "speed")
(c/o Malcolm Spence)
Jan 20, 2016
Dutch Railways Sign 154 viewsDutch Railways Handforth sign (c/o Malcolm Spence)Jan 20, 2016
Chinese sign designed by Jack Chai169 viewsChinese sign with calligraphy by Jack Chai of JCK restaurant in Handforth (c/o Malcolm Spence)Jan 20, 2016
Strathclyde sign185 viewsHandforth sign in Strathclyde transport (SPT) colours (c/o Malcolm Spence)Jan 20, 2016
Hong Kong Handforth sign190 viewsMTR (Hong Kong’s Mass Transit Railway system) Handforth sign (c/o Malcolm Spence)Jan 20, 2016

Random files
Exterior of Handforth Station Booking Hall circa 1997289 viewsThe old booking hall
Friends of Handforth Station Display275 viewsFriends of Handforth Station Display at Meriton Road Park event 07/08/08
Handforth Station Summer 1975636 viewsView of the station looking towards Manchester. Note the old shelters and booking office and the maroon BR station signs on the lamposts.
Photo Copyright and used courtesy of Robert Himsworth
Time Capsule Article - Wilmslow Express January 2010242 viewsDetails of the joint project by Handforth Guides, Rotary and Friends of Handforth Station.
Hong Kong Handforth sign190 viewsMTR (Hong Kong’s Mass Transit Railway system) Handforth sign (c/o Malcolm Spence)
Handforth Station looking North - Circa 1954588 viewsView looking North towards the former "down" platform. Note the signalbox for the sidings in the foreground.
Photo: Copyright Cheshire Records Office Jeuda Collection
LMS Manchester-Birmingham Express at Handforth 1938 686 viewsA photo from 31/05/39 towards Crewe. Note the wooden ramp down to the platform from the road level with the Station pub in the background. Also the signal box can be seen near the bridge and points leading towards the sidings where South Acre Drive now stands.
The locomotve is LMS Compound 4-4-0 No. 1131 bound for Birmingham. The rear coaches are GWR and would be uncoupled at Crewe and attched to a Shrewsbury train. The station name board is from the pre-1923 L&NWR era.
The road bridge was raised for the 1960 electrification and the "down" paltform relocated opposite the "up" one.

Copyright held by Cheshire County Council (from the Jeuda photo collection in Cheshire Records Office)
Permission required for any form of reproduction.
Wilmslow Express Jan 2012359 viewsArticle about FOHS receiving Big Society award