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In praise of station buffets

Paul Salveson
08 January 2016

Back in the 1970s it looked as though station buffets were going the same way as staffed stations – into oblivion. I’m pleased to say that the rot has well and truly stopped. There’s even a newly-formed ‘Station Buffet Society’ (on Facebook) to celebrate them! The latest addition to the growing number of independent-run station buffets is ‘Taste Buds @TheStation’. The station in question is Wakefield Kirkgate, once dubbed ‘Britain’s worst...

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Paul Salveson

Paul Salveson

Paul Salveson

Paul Salveson is a board member of Passenger Focus and a visiting professor at the University of Huddersfield. Paul’s book Railpolitik – bringing railways back to communities, was published in 2013, also by Lawrence and Wishart. The views expressed here are his own.




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