Ely and March rail travellers get a free cup cake as Abellio Greater Anglia celebrate Queen’s 90th birthday

Abellio Anglia gave out 7,000 cup cakes today to celebrate Queen's birthday

Abellio Anglia gave out 7,000 cup cakes today to celebrate Queen's birthday - Credit: Archant

Rail passengers in March and Ely were among those handed free cup cakes today as Abellio Greater Anglia celebrated the Queen’s 90th birthday. Abellio had 7,000 cakes to hand out.

Staff and managers at Audley End, Bishop’s Stortford, Broxbourne, Cheshunt, Elsenham, Ely, Great Chesterford, Harlow Town, Hertford East, March, Newport, Sawbridgeworth, Shelford, Stansted Mountfitchet, Waltham Cross, Ware and Whittlesford Parkway stations dressed up, decorated stations with bunting and gave out the treats to commuters as part of the national ‘Station to Station Queen’s Celebration’ campaign.

The celebrations will continue all week with other events around the network, including a giant tea party at Burnham Station House and celebrations at Reedham and Sheringham at the weekend.

Abellio Greater Anglia’s Head of Customer Service – West, Keely Pagdin, said: “The railway’s links to The Royal Family go back as far as the mid-nineteenth century when Queen Victoria chartered the first royal coaches, so we are delighted to celebrate Her Majesty’s 90th birthday at stations across the network as part of the national Station to Station Queen’s Celebration campaign. We hope that the festive atmosphere and giveaways at stations today will brighten our passengers’ morning commute.”

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