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Thrumster Railway Station Gets Its Sign Restored

11th September 2014

Photograph of Thrumster Railway Station Gets Its Sign Restored

Yarrows Heritage Trust located near Thrumster has a number of projects and one of them for the last few years has been the restoration of the Thrumster Railway Station that was once part of the Wick Lybster railway.

Recently the Trust managed to locate and recover the original station platform sign. Following restoration and repainting in the original colours the sign has now been erected on new posts of same design as original.

The sign comprises solid metal lettering on a timber board and according to a group member, weighs a 'ton' - certainly made to last.

PHOTO
The former Thrumster Station with its restored sign back in place
Photographer Ian Giles

Earlier Items about Thrumster Station
Photos10th May 2007
Opening Of The Station Garden - http://www.caithness.org/fpb/2007/may/gallery.php?gallery=5&image=0
Photos 18th February 2007 http://www.caithness.org/yarrowsheritagetrust/photogallery/thumbs.htm?0?0
Photos 1st March 2003 http://www.caithness.org/atoz/photogallery/index.php?gallery=39&start=0
Photos 12 December 2000 http://www.caithness.org/atoz/wicklybsterrailway/thrumster/index.htm

The Stations And Stops of the former Wick Lybster Railway-
Wick
Thrumster
Welsh's Crossing Halt
Ulbster
Roster Road Halt
Occumster
Parkside Halt
Lybster

 

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