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175 years of The Castle Line

By Parish Clerks, Caron Ballantyne and Sarah Markall Collingham Parish

Tuesday, 3 August 2021


Collingham Parish Contributor


In celebration of 175 Years of the Castle Line, the Railway Line between Lincoln and Nottingham, a special event is being held on Wednesday 4th August along the railway line.

There is a new history board up at Collingham Station and other stations along the route, kindly paid for by Severn Trent, and the stations will be decked with bunting.
The webpage for the week is now live… this supports the local businesses and gives you information about walks and events:

The wonderful Lowdham Signal box can be booked on this site too – free but very small so booking essential.

1940s singer & dancers/reenactors

9:30 – 10:15 Sing Nottingham Station

10:35 – 10:56 Train to Newark Castle

11:15 – 12:00 Sing Newark Castle

12:00 – 13:00 LUNCH

13:01 – 13:29 Train to Lincoln

13:45 – 14:30 Sing Lincoln Station

14:37 – 15:04 Train to Newark Castle

15:15 – 15:45 Sing Newark Castle

16:01 – 16:26 Train back to Notts/Lowdham

Jayne Darling is going to be creating a wonderful atmosphere on the day with some reenactors adding to the vibe and old fashioned sweets handed out on services. Other reenactors will be on other trains interacting with passengers as they go.

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