Sowerby Bridge Station goes ‘Victorian’

Celebrating 175 years of the Calder Line at Sowerby Bridge Train Station. Pictured are Jim Robinson, Joy Edwards and coun Mike Payne.

Celebrating 175 years of the Calder Line at Sowerby Bridge Train Station. Pictured are Jim Robinson, Joy Edwards and coun Mike Payne.

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Sowerby Bridge Railway Station is stepping back in time this weekend to mark 175 years since trains first steamed through the town.

The station has been decorated with Victorian themed flags and bunting and a specially organised tours of the station took place on Saturday afternoon.

There was also a spot of background music performed by the Breakaway Brass Band.

For those interested in the station’s history, there is another tour of the station on Monday afternoon, which runs from 2pm to 4pm and includes a free souvenir 1840 ticket. Email jim.milner@tiscali.co.uk to book your place.