Waiting under the clock at Carnforth Station but no-one turns up.
Carnforth station is celebrated as the location for much of the filming of the war time film Brief Encounter, produced by David Lean. He is quoted as saying that Carnforth was chosen as a location because of the slopes from the subway onto the platforms, which allowed the actors to run up (and down) the slopes. David Lean offering the comment that Celia Johnson would have looked somewhat ridiculous running up and down steps.
Filmed in February 1945, work started late in the evening, after the last local train had departed, and finished early morning, when the first local trains started arriving at the station.
There is now a Brief Encounters Visitor Centre on the station, which was renovated in in the run-up to 2003 after falling into disrepair for many years. The clock was made by Joyce of Whitchurch in the late 19th century and fully restored in time for the opening.
(The lady was actually photographed sitting on a bench at Peak Rail's Rowsley station but I felt she suited a move up north for an assignation that did not happen.)
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