Birmingham New Street Station: lnwrbns_str2935
The closure of one of the station's cafeteria, bar and
waiting room is recorded in this 1965 photograph. Donald Smith in his book 'New
Street Remembered' states that in the early 1920s a passenger could purchase at
one of the station's restaurants or refreshment rooms a nourishing meal
three-course meal served by waiting staff for just a few shillings never more
than a Half Crown (12½p).