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Right, these were ramps usually and went down to street level, if you go to Disused Stations there is a GCR section but you should look at Woodford, Lutterworth and some others.
So if you look at my layout I decided to swap the high level overbridge for a lower level approach so as you come out of the ramp (or stairs) you will go into the sort of reception area and then the booking office, behind this are restaurant etc then the WC, Bachmann made all the models in the required series.
The central platform is an island although Woodford had a side wooden platform

So here you see the platform end, I have 4 loops each side which was not normal,

Then we have the approach which happens to be a tram terminus

A different view shows the ramp, the canopy and booking office

Sorry I never completed this very well but I got into my narrow gauge railway after this.
 

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These stations were part of the London extension so by the time these stations were built the whole of the network was really complete except the GW&GC joint which was a fusion of both co's styles. so the central island idea was economical and cheaper to build only problem was loading freight such as milk churns from railside where there was no platform but that lead to wooden structures as mini platforms. In the case the design kept the station platform access below and a roadway passed underneath (or above)
 

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Now if you buy the other items in the set made by Bachmann you will find the part with the canopy which just fits on the either steps up or the subway down. This canopy on the GCR was just the right width to cover the platform but not overhand onto the track again as you will see in the photos as it was, I'll measure mine up tonight and let you know.

Not done this before see if it works
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This is Lutterworth in the 60's canopy slightly narrower than the platform, subway cover is about one third of the platform width and this is wider than the standard steps up to a roadway as you see the cover sits on the end of the canopy with canopy resting on the end wall, the railing to the right gives light to the road underneath, also there is a slight curve to the platform edge as this is usual twin track that opens up for the platform then comes back together after that.
 
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