(West Coast Main Line)
Crewe station is at the centre of a wide array of railway related sites including Crewe Electric Depot and Crewe Works which manufactured many locomotives ranging from the BR 9F to the HST power cars.
Crewe is a large station with twelve platforms, some of which are a considerable length. Services to the station are very varied and include WCML trains run by Virgin Trains and London North Western as well as local Northern and East Midlands Trains services plus Transport for Wales services to Chester and Wales. There are also Cross County and Caledonian Sleeper services and freight and special workings.
Much of the platforms are covered by canopies though there are quite a few gaps in these at platform extremities and it looks a bit dilapidated. As with all larger stations there are also the usual collection of coffee shops and kiosks. Due to its location Crewe and the great variety of traffic the station has remained a popular destination for enthusiasts.
|350 110, in London Midland days, arrives|
|Northern 323 239 with a service for Manchester Airport|
|A Virgin Trains Pendolino, while a Thunderbird 57 rescue loco waits the other side of the wall|
|175 007, in Arriva Trains Wales days, stands at platform 6|
|A trio of DRS locomotives prepare to turn the air blue|
|66 125 takes a freight through Crewe|