Who is Forster Square named after?

Who is Forster Square named after?

politician William Edward Forster
Forster Square was laid out in the late-19th century at the bottom of Kirkgate, and named after the 19th-century politician William Edward Forster. Until 1958, it was a spacious city square, triangular in shape, with public gardens and a statue of Forster in the centre; it was also a busy hub for bus and tram services.

When was train stations built?

The first proper American rail station was built in 1830 by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad ( Mount Clare station in Baltimore). That company soon hired a succession of in-house architects to build stations and the numerous other facilities that railroads required.

When was Doncaster railway station built?

Doncaster Station was built in 1849 and is the main South Yorkshire railway station located on the East Coast Main Line to London. It is located adjacent to the Frenchgate shopping centre with a direct walk way linking the two structures.

When was Plymouth railway station built?

Plymouth Railway Station/Opened

How long can you park in Forster Square Bradford?

There are 1,300 free* car parking spaces limited to three-hour maximum stay, for the use of shoppers at Forster Square and the City Centre.

What shops are at Forster Square Bradford?


  • Argos. Shop at Argos for all your favourite products including toys, tablets and furniture.
  • Asda Cafe. Enjoy great food at great prices in Cafe Living at Asda – meals the whole family will enjoy!
  • Asda Living.
  • Boots.
  • Costa Coffee.
  • Currys / PC World.
  • DFS.
  • Dreams.

What’s the biggest train station in the world?

Nagoya Station
Nagoya Station, Nagoya, Japan Japan’s Nagoya Station is the world’s largest station in terms of floor area, which according to some sources stands at an astonishing 446,000m². It is the headquarters of the Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central), which has two towers that run atop of the station.

Who owns Doncaster station?

London North Eastern Railway
It is 155 miles 77 chains (251 km) down the line from London King’s Cross and is situated between Retford and York on the main line. It is managed by London North Eastern Railway. It is a major passenger interchange between the main line, Cross Country Route and local services running across the North of England.

How many platforms does Doncaster have?

9 platforms
With 9 platforms, the latest being added in 2015, lifts throughout, and even mobile phone charging points on the concourse, Doncaster Station provides today’s passengers with a streamlined service.

What were the two railway lines operating into Plymouth?

The network of railways in Plymouth, Devon, England, was developed by companies affiliated to two competing railways, the Great Western Railway and the London and South Western Railway.

How old is Plymouth station?

172c. 1849
Plymouth Railway Station/Age

Where is Bradford Forster Square train station located?

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Bradford Forster Square railway station serves Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. The majority of services to/from the railway station use Class 333 electrified trains operated by Northern Trains, on the Airedale Line to Skipton, the Wharfedale Line to Ilkley and the Leeds-Bradford Line to Leeds.

What was the original name of Bradford railway station?

It seems likely that the original station was called simply ‘Bradford’, at least until the Lancashire & Yorkshire station opened, at Drake Street in 1850. After then, it would have been the Midland Station. Later, it apparently came to be called ‘Bradford Market Street’, but that does not appear to have been official.

When did Forster Square railway station in Leeds close?

In March 1963, the Beeching Report recommended the closure of all railways serving Wharfedale, and the removal of several services out of Forster Square. As a consequence, many railway stations closed in 1965, and local services to Leeds ceased. However, the decision to close was deferred for some of the lines.

Are there any toilets at Bradford Forster Square?

The National key toilets are operated by a RADAR key. Rank at station entrance. service from APCOA to RingGo. Find out more at www.northernrailway.co.uk/travel/car-parking There is level access to all the platforms and ramps are available.