Station BuffetStation Approach
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One of the few surviving traditional station buffets (as also at Stalybridge, Greater Manchester and Manningtree (Essex). It dates from 1912 when a new station was opened. The previous one was inadequate to cope with the increasing traffic so rebuilding by the North Eastern Railway was authorised in 1911. The new station was opened on 9 May 1912. Two separate unaltered rooms retaining original features including servicing bars and terrazzo flooring. It was listed at grade II after representations by CAMRA's Yorkshire Pub Heritage Group which was concerned lest the buffet be altered (this surely will be the only occasion when CAMRA gets a whole station listed!).