In Search of Oldton

I'm not sure when the train line disappeared. It's probably just a gravel path now used by hikers and blackberry pickers.

As you stood on the heath you would almost certainly hear the trains coming and going.

Catherine recalls the names of some of the places that one might associate with long gone train stations on the way to and from Oldton: Seven Stars Road, World's End, Ulverley Green, Fox Hollies Park...

As the train moved further away from Oldton, it must have felt like the tracks and stations behind it were fading away forever, offering no chance of a return.

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