Four Lane Ends metro station

  • Description

    "Most of the stations on the new Metro were converted from old British Rail stations, but Four Lane Ends was an entirely new station, built as a rail/bus interchange as part of the integrated transport system that was intended. Although the Metro opened on time the day after this photograph was taken, the Integrated Transport plan never happened, as it became a victim of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's devotion to privatisation, so now, instead of Metro and the buses co-ordinating and helping each other, they compete with each other." Photo by Dr Neil Clifton, 1980.
  • Owner

    Dr Neil Clifton
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/580193
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 11 months ago
    Viewed: 298 times
    Picture Taken: 1980-08-10
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