Edge Hill station, which now hosts a performing arts space
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New lease of life for one of the world's oldest surviving train stations

What happens to old railway buildings when they are no longer needed?

Many old waiting rooms, parcel offices and station pubs have fallen into disrepair - but now a new scheme has been launched to restore these listed buildings and give them a new lease of life.

The BBC's Susannah Streeter visited Edge Hill in Liverpool, one of the oldest surviving stations in the world - where one of the disused platform buildings has been transformed into an art gallery and creative space.

  • 11 Aug 2010