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Visited 79 railway stations so far in 2020

Myself at Newport railway stationThat’s me, visited 79 railway stations for the very first time in 2020! My total now stands at 338. But still got a long, long way to go!

Here is the list of the ones, I’ve done so far in 2020…

  • Aberdour
  • Bamford
  • Barnetby
  • Barry
  • Barry Docks
  • Barry Island
  • Bickley
  • Birchgrove
  • Bolton on Dearne
  • Boston
  • Brading
  • Bristol Parkway
  • Bromley South
  • Cardiff Bay
  • Cardiff Central
  • Cardiff Queen Street
  • Carmarthen
  • Chinley
  • Cleethorpes
  • Coleshill Parkway
  • Conisbrough
  • Dalgety Bay
  • Danescourt
  • Dinas Powys
  • Dinas Rhondda
  • Dore & Totley
  • Dunbar
  • Edale
  • Ferryside
  • Folkestone Central
  • Folkestone West
  • Goldthorpe
  • Grindleford
  • Habrough
  • Heath High Level
  • Heath Low Level
  • Hope
  • Kidwelly
  • Lake
  • Llandaf
  • Llanelli
  • Llwynypia
  • London Victoria
  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Merthyr Vale
  • Mexborough
  • Newport
  • Orpington
  • Pembroke
  • Pembroke Dock
  • Penally
  • Petts Wood
  • Pontypridd
  • Porth
  • Portsmouth & Southsea
  • Portsmouth Harbour
  • Radyr
  • Ramsgate
  • Rotherham Central
  • Ryde Esplanade
  • Ryde Pier Head
  • Ryde St John’s Road
  • Sandown
  • Scunthorpe
  • Sevenoaks
  • Shanklin
  • Swansea
  • Swinton
  • Taffs Well
  • Tenby
  • Thurnscoe
  • Ton Pentre
  • Tonypandy
  • Trehafod
  • Treherbert
  • Treorchy
  • Ty Glas
  • Ynyswen
  • Ystrad Rhondda

The full list can be found at www.gordon-valentine.com/travel/railways/railway-stations/

Railway stations, I want to visit in 2020

Since 2020, is getting very, very close. Here is a mini list, of railway stations, that I really want to tick off, next year!

  • Dent – Highest railway station England.
  • Dunbar – Heard it’s got amazing beaches (Did someone say, wetsuits! LOL!).
  • Pitlochry – Been voted the best ‘Medium Station of the Year’ in the UK.
  • Thurso – The northernmost railway station station in the UK.
  • Wick – The terminus of the Far North Line.

Any others, you think I should visit? Plus, please give a good reason!!

Done 99 more railway stations this year!

Wemyss Bay railway stationWOW! That’s me done 99 new railway stations so far, this year! At the start of the year, I had only done 93 stations, that’s now jumped to 192.

Here is the list of ones, that I’ve done so far this year…

  1. Acton Central
  2. Aldermaston
  3. Ambergate
  4. Angel Road
  5. Arrochar and Tarbet
  6. Ayr
  7. Balloch
  8. Barrhead
  9. Beeston
  10. Birmingham Moor Street
  11. Brondesbury
  12. Brondesbury Park
  13. Brundall
  14. Brundall Gardens
  15. Buckenham
  16. Burton Joyce
  17. Caledonian Road & Barnsbury
  18. Camden Road
  19. Camelon
  20. Cannon Street
  21. Canonbury
  22. Cantley
  23. Charing Cross
  24. Charlton
  25. Collingham
  26. Corby
  27. Dalreoch
  28. Dalston Junction
  29. Didcot Parkway
  30. Duffield
  31. East Midlands Parkway
  32. Elton and Orston
  33. Falkirk Grahamston
  34. Finchley Road & Frognal
  35. Fiskerton
  36. Gospel Oak
  37. Greenwich
  38. Hackney Central
  39. Hackney Downs
  40. Hampstead Heath
  41. Harringay Green Lanes
  42. Hatton
  43. Helensburgh Central
  44. Highbury and Islington
  45. Hungerford
  46. Hyndland
  47. Kensal Rise
  48. Kentish Town West
  49. Kettering
  50. Kilburn High Road
  51. Kintbury
  52. Kirkcaldy
  53. Langley Mill
  54. Lapworth
  55. Leamington Spa
  56. Lingwood
  57. London Euston
  58. London Liverpool Street
  59. Long Buckby
  60. Long Eaton
  61. Matlock Bath
  62. Melton Mowbray
  63. Metheringham
  64. Neilston
  65. New Cross
  66. Newark Castle
  67. Newbury
  68. Newbury Racecourse
  69. North Walsham
  70. Northampton
  71. Norwich
  72. Olton
  73. Oxford
  74. Perth
  75. Plumstead
  76. Polmont
  77. Port Glasgow
  78. Queen’s Park (London)
  79. Reading
  80. Rolleston
  81. Ruskington
  82. Seven Sisters
  83. Sleaford
  84. Solihull
  85. South Acton
  86. South Hampstead
  87. South Tottenham
  88. St Neots
  89. Stratford
  90. Stratford International
  91. Thatcham
  92. Tottenham Hale
  93. Warwick
  94. Warwick Parkway
  95. Waterloo East
  96. Wemyss Bay
  97. West Hampstead
  98. Westerton
  99. Willesden Junction

They are just 24 railway stations in Lincolnshire

Myself at Skegness railway stationGoing by Wikipedia they are only 24 railway stations in Lincolnshire! So far, out of them, I’ve done the following…

So only, 16 more left to do… Let’s see, if I can do the rest, before the end of the year!

Visited 160 railway stations!

Myself at Camelon railway stationThat’s me, now done 160 out of the 2,560 railway stations in the UK! Still got, another 2,400 to go! Which is a hell of a lot. But then, I’ve have done 66 this year, so far alone.

Below is list of ones, I’ve done so far in 2019! (Listed in the order, I’ve visited – oldest to newest)

  • Ayr
  • Beeston
  • Long Eaton
  • East Midlands Parkway
  • Langley Mill
  • Elton and Orston
  • Burton Joyce
  • Fiskerton
  • Long Buckby
  • Northampton
  • Newark Castle
  • Rolleston
  • Corby
  • Kettering
  • Ambergate
  • Duffield
  • Matlock Bath
  • St Neots
  • Aldermaston
  • Didcot Parkway
  • Oxford
  • Reading
  • Thatcham
  • Newbury
  • Angel Road
  • Cannon Street
  • Canonbury
  • Charing Cross
  • Dalston Junction
  • Greenwich
  • Hackney Central
  • Hackney Downs
  • Highbury and Islington
  • New Cross
  • Plumstead
  • Stratford
  • Stratford International
  • Tottenham Hale
  • Waterloo East
  • Charlton
  • Hungerford
  • Kintbury
  • Newbury Racecourse
  • Arrochar and Tarbet
  • Camelon
  • Falkirk Grahamston
  • Polmont
  • Neilston
  • Port Glasgow
  • Westerton
  • Brondesbury
  • Brondesbury Park
  • Finchley Road & Frognal
  • Gospel Oak
  • Hampstead Heath
  • Harringay Green Lanes
  • Kensal Rise
  • Kilburn High Road
  • London Euston
  • London Liverpool Street
  • Queen’s Park (London)
  • Seven Sisters
  • South Hampstead
  • South Tottenham
  • West Hampstead
  • Willesden Junction

The full list can be seen at www.gordon-valentine.com/travel/railways/railway-stations/

Visited 45 railway stations for the first time in 2019

Elton and Orston railway stationHere is a list of the railway stations, that I’ve visited for the first time in 2019. Really can’t believe, I’ve done 45 so far!

  1. Aldermaston
  2. Ambergate
  3. Angel Road
  4. Ayr
  5. Beeston
  6. Burton Joyce
  7. Cannon Street
  8. Canonbury
  9. Charing Cross
  10. Charlton
  11. Corby
  12. Dalston Junction
  13. Didcot Parkway
  14. Duffield
  15. East Midlands Parkway
  16. Elton and Orston
  17. Fiskerton
  18. Greenwich
  19. Hackney Central
  20. Hackney Downs
  21. Heckington
  22. Highbury and Islington
  23. Hungerford
  24. Kettering
  25. Kintbury
  26. Langley Mill
  27. Long Buckby
  28. Long Eaton
  29. Matlock Bath
  30. New Cross
  31. Newark Castle
  32. Newbury
  33. Newbury Racecourse
  34. Northampton
  35. Oxford
  36. Plumstead
  37. Reading
  38. Rolleston
  39. Sleaford
  40. St Neots
  41. Stratford
  42. Stratford International
  43. Thatcham
  44. Tottenham Hale
  45. Waterloo East

Railway stations visited jumps up to 131

Angel Road railway stationThe number of railway stations, I’ve used jumped from 116 to 131 during my visit to London!

In just day, I’ve added the following to my list:-

Visited 109 railway stations! ✅

Mark T and myself Elton and Orston railway stationThat’s me now visited 109 of the railway stations in the UK! I’ve still got a long, long way to go! Since they are 2,560 of them, at my last check!

Full list of the ones, I’ve visited so far can be found at www.gordon-valentine.com/travel/railways/railway-stations/.

So far in 2019, I’ve visited for the first time…

  • Ambergate
  • Ayr
  • Beeston
  • Burton Joyce
  • Corby
  • Duffield
  • East Midlands Parkway
  • Elton and Orston
  • Fiskerton
  • Langley Mill
  • Long Buckby
  • Long Eaton
  • Matlock Bath
  • Newark Castle
  • Northampton
  • Rolleston
  • Kettering

Visited 100 railway stations! ✅

That’s me now visited 100 of the railway stations in the UK! I’ve still got a long, long way to go! Since they are 2,560 of them, at my last check!

Full list of the ones, I’ve visited so far can be found at www.gordon-valentine.com/travel/railways/railway-stations/.

Here are my favourite 5 so far…

# 1 – Corrour
Corrour railway station
Corrour railway station

# 2 – Duncraig
Duncraig railway station
Duncraig railway station

# 3 –  Glasgow Central

Glasgow Central railway station

# 4 – Kyle of Lochalsh
Kyle of Lochalsh railway station

# 5 – North Queensferry
North Queensferry railway station
North Queensferry railway station

So what are your favourite railway stations in the UK, or why not even in the world?

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