Apologies in advance for any spelling or grammatical errors - it's very early in the morning and I am writing this on my phone, in bed...
But yes. Regular readers - that select bunch of folk who can be counted on the fingers of one hand - may have noticed that every NER station I've been to so far has been in Yorkshire. Well, now I have temporarily escaped. Oooh!
Yesterday, Mum, Gotho and I caught a bus from our temporary holiday accommodation, with the intention of going to a nearby, very large, secondhand bookshop.
|Alnwick - Excuse the poor quality photos. My phone's camera is not amazing...|
|The view from Lidl's carpark|
No, the reopened rail link will go to a somewhat remote location hidden away at the back of a "business park" - I think that's a modern day euphemism for Industrial Estate. The Aln Valley Railway people have opened a station called Alnwick Lionheart. Their line currently doesn't go anywhere in particular, and it's not very convenient for the town, but it's a worthy cause, and they sell Bovril in their cafe. Good times.