Stockton & Darlington Railway Ticket Office

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St Johns Well (48 Bridge Road) is said to be the first railway ticket office in the world, although there are some doubts to the truth of this claim as passengers may have bought their tickets at inns, as they would have with a stagecoach.
First Railway Ticket Office, Stockton

The building carries a plaque which commemorates the laying of the first rail of the Stockton & Darlington railway by Thomas Meynell of 23rd May 1822
First Railway Ticket Office, Stockton

2 thoughts on “Stockton & Darlington Railway Ticket Office

  1. Probably not a ticket office as we would know it, but more likely some kind of office for accepting and receipting goods moved from, or unshipped at, Stockton and Stockton wharf.

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