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Liverpool Exchange Railway Station

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Opened in 1850 as Liverpool terminus of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway and the East Lancashire Railway. The L&YR called it Exchange station, but the ELR called it Liverpool Tithebarn Street.

It was enlarged and extensively rebuilt in 1886-8.

The station was closed in 1977, and demolished, but the imposing frontage has been retained as part of an office development called Mercury Court. The trackbed is now used as a car park, and the brick approach viaduct remains.

See Wikipedia entry for much more information.

The station clock has been restored, and the clockwork mechanism can be seen in the entrance foyer.

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