Hundreds visit March station for heritage day

PUBLISHED: 09:43 26 July 2016 | UPDATED: 09:43 26 July 2016

March railway station held an heritage open day. Darren Hankins from March memories.Picture: Steve Williams.

March railway station held an heritage open day. Darren Hankins from March memories.Picture: Steve Williams.

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Rail enthusiasts in Cambridgeshire took a nostalgic step back in time at the weekend during the Friends of March Station's 1940s event.

Historic railway memorabilia, vintage displays, a book sale and refreshments helped raise £277 towards the group’s funds.

Adrian Sutterby, chairman of the Friends of March Station, said: “We had a very successful day and welcomed hundreds of people to the station.

“We only had good reports from people. The station is an important part of the local community, having connected people to the capital for more than 130 years.”

March railway station held an heritage open day.Adrian Sutterby, chairman of the friends of March station. Picture: Steve Williams.March railway station held an heritage open day.Adrian Sutterby, chairman of the friends of March station. Picture: Steve Williams.

The Friends of March Station’s next event is an open day on September 10.

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