Gallery: 7 Ways to Upcycle a Train Station


6. House – Meon Valley, Hampshire

Suzy and Alex Smith lovingly transformed this former train station in Hampshire’s Meon Valley, into a unique family home. What once were railway beds became flower beds and the waiting room the family’s sitting room. The couple even purchased an old train carriage which, parked in the platform, acts as a guest bedroom. If you fancy buying your own train station and have a few hundred thousand to spare, Burscough Bridge and the old railway station at Long Melford in England are on the market.

Anila is editor-at-large at Loco2, a small company mad enough to tackle the complexities of European rail by making online ticket booking more accessible, giving expert advice in the Engine Room forum and generally waxing lyrical about the joys of train travel. You can follow Anila and Loco2 on Twitter, should the whim take you!

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1 Comment

  1. onlytheking July 19, 2012 at 6:43 pm

    If only the train station/house was still a functioning line.
    How easy it would be to get home.

    Next stop: Bed!

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