Handforth station's name signs

Last update 13 October 2020

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Handforth station's Friends group is active in securing signs for its station as a source of interest and amusement.  Most are supplied by (or at least, created with the blessing of) railway companies way outside the area.  This page illustrates all signs seen on the editor's visit on 11 October 2020.  A few signs were inadvertently missed so images are as credited.

In no particular order:

Handforth London Underground sign
London Underground branded sign (note, not an accurate portrayal of LU style)
Handforth royal visit sign
Sign commemorating royal visit
Handforth Iarnród Éireann sign
Iarnród Éireann (Ireland) branded sign
Handforth Deutsche Bahn sign
DB/Deutsche Bahn/Die Bahn (Germany) branded sign
Handforth Northern Ireland sign
Northern Ireland Railways/Translink branded sign
Handforth SNCF sign
SNCF (France) branded sign (photo by Luke Deaves)
Handforth Merseyrail sign
Merseyrail branded sign
Handforth Northern sign
Northern Rail branded sign (image linked directly from 'Friends' website)
Handforth Metrolink signs
Manchester Metrolink branded signs; original style above and current style below
Handforth British Railways sign
Historical British Railways sign
Handforth Greek sign
Transliterated Greek sign
Handforth Cantonese sign
MTR (Hong Kong) branded bilingual Cantonese Chinese/English sign
Handforth twinning sign
English sign commemorating twinning with Mallahide
Handforth running in board
Historic running in board
Handforth children's artwork sign
Children's artwork sign mounted on station building (photo by Luke Deaves)
Handforth Cantonese sign
Full Cantonese Chinese sign
Handforth British Railways sign
Historical British Railways sign (simple version) (photo by Luke Deaves)
Handforth Luas sign
Luas (Dublin tram) branded bilingual Irish Gaelic/English sign
Handforth twinning sign
Irish Gaelic sign commemorating twinning with Mallahide
Handforth unbranded sign
Unbranded, ex-Northern, sign (photo by Luke Deaves)
Handforth BR sign
British Rail sign mounted on station building
Handforth Dutch sign
NedRailways (Netherlands) branded sign
Handforth 'Olde Worlde' sign
'Olde Worlde' sign mounted on station building (photo by Luke Deaves)
Handforth abstract sign
Abstract sign mounted on station building (photo by Luke Deaves)
Handforth Manx sign
Isle of Man Railway Company branded bilingual Manx/English sign
Handforth Strathclyde sign
Strathclyde inspired sign
Handforth Docklands Light Railway sign
Docklands Light Railway branded sign
Handforth Regional Railways sign
Regional Railways branded sign
Handforth London Underground sign
London Underground branded sign mounted on station building (removed by October 2020) (image linked directly from 'Friends' website)

 

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