Sta­tion marks 175th birth­day

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - William Harvey -

South­east­ern will mark 175 years of Ash­ford In­ter­na­tional sta­tion in part­ner­ship with Ash­ford Bor­ough Coun­cil (ABC) and Ash­ford Bor­ough Mu­seum to­mor­row (Fri­day).

ABC leader Cllr Gerry Clark­son will un­veil a spe­cially named train and there will be a dis­play of mem­o­ra­bilia from Ash­ford Bor­ough Mu­seum and rail her­itage group Net­work South East So­ci­ety.

Jim Wells, Ash­ford In­ter­na­tional sta­tion man­ager, and his team will be dressed as Vic­to­rian con­duc­tors and hand out com­mem­o­ra­tive cakes.

Full story in next week’s pa­per.

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