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Who caught the train to school?

There have been several posts about travelling to school by bus, but lads who lived in Queensbury, and no-doubt those who lived in Denholme and Cullingworth could have caught the train.

The following link should take you to the 'Summer Timetable for 1950' of the Keighley-Bradford Exchange via Queensbury service if anyone is interested:

http://www.lostrailwayswestyorkshire.co.uk/images/donations/Charles%20Boylan/Queensbury/summer1950%20queensbury%20time%20table1.jpg

Years at KBGS e.g. 1958-1964 (optional) 19959-66

Current location (optional) Shoreham-by-Sea

Re: Who caught the train to school?

There was one youth in my class - who's name is lost in the mists of antiquity - that caught the train to Gargrave. I recall he left classes 10 minutes early to do so.

Years at KBGS e.g. 1958-1964 (optional) 55 - 60

Current location (optional) Harrogate.