Heritage

Whitmore Railway Station Booking Office (Baldwins Gate)

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAt the time it opened, 29th June 1837, Whitmore Railway Station was the nearest railway station to Stoke-on-Trent as that station did not open until 1848.

A blue plaque has been fixed to the Whitmore Railway Station Booking Office.

It was unveiled by the Borough’s Mayor, Councillor Mrs. Ann Heames, on Saturday 11th September.

The plaque commemorates the opening of the station in 1837 and the Coronation steam engine 6220’s 114 mph “run” in 1937.

Relevant Links Newcastle-under-Lyme Heritage Society Whitmore Railway Station Ticket Office