Park Street railway station (England)

Park Street railway station serves the village of Park Street, England. It is the penultimate station on the Abbey Line; the station and all trains serving. The station opened as Park Street & Frogmore in 1858, when the London and North Western Railway built its branch line from Watford Junction to St Albans, it was not an immediate success, was closed from 1859 until 1861. It had been relocated to its present position by the 1890s; the station was renamed Park Street on 6 May 1974. It is now a simple unstaffed halt, like all the other stations on the line; the station is served by London Northwestern Railway services between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey. On Mondays to Saturdays there are trains in each direction every 45 minutes during the day, every 60 minutes during the evening. On Sundays, there is an hourly service all day. In December 2017 responsibility for the branch line passed from London Midland to London Northwestern Railway. Installation of Oyster Card readers on the stations along the branch is a possibility, although there are other ticketing options too.

Restoration of the crossing loop at Bricket Wood is being considered by the local authorities and Network Rail, which would facilitate trains running every 30 minutes. Butt, R. V. J.. The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt and stopping place and present. Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199. Jowett, Alan. Jowett's Railway Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland: From Pre-Grouping to the Present Day. Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-086-0. OCLC 22311137. Slater, J. N. ed.. "Notes and News: Stations renamed by LMR". Railway Magazine. London: IPC Transport Press Ltd. 120. ISSN 0033-8923. Video about the station by Geoff Marshall, published in 2016

The Psychedelic Priest

The Psychedelic Priest is a 2001 American film produced by Allied International Films. It was directed by William Grefé, although he was uncredited, written by Terry Merrill, it stars John Darrell, James Coleman, Joe Crane. John, a Christian priest, takes a destinationless drive, he gets acquainted with a female hitchhiker, who soon falls in love with him. However, John leaves, returning to work at the church. Known as Electric Shades of Grey and Jesus Freak, The Psychedelic Priest was directed by William Grefé for Allied International Pictures, although for professional reasons he was not acknowledged as director but instead director of photography. For his part, Grefé received a hundred thousand dollars in trading stamps. Writer Stewart "Terry" Merrill received the directorial credit instead. Filming began in 1971 during which there was no official timetable or script. Shooting locations included Topanga; the cast and the crew were non-professional, real-life hippies starred in the film. The film's release was kept on hold after production, as it was felt that it would be a box-office failure.

After three decades, in 2001, The Psychedelic Priest was released as a direct-to-video project. Distribution was handled by Something Weird Video. DVD Verdict critic Bill Gibron described the film as an "accurate snapshot of America's collective hangover" although stating that it "has got to be the single biggest'downer' since rave culture rediscovered the horse tranquilizer". List of films related to the hippie subculture The Psychedelic Priest at Rotten Tomatoes The Psychedelic Priest on IMDb