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The Station becomes a classroom

On Wednesday 14th and Thursday 15th November we welcomed over 100 children to the Station to learn the history of the building. Year 5 and 6 pupils from Nettleton Primary and Market Rasen Primary School were given the opportunity to have a lesson outside of their normal classroom. Using our learning resources that are available […]

JUST WHEN THINGS WERE GOING SO WELL…!

Our heritage centre with displays on the history of the railways in Market Rasen is now open and available for everyone to visit free of charge. There are lots of displays telling the history of the station and please also take the opportunity to give us some feedback. In fact, we have lots of local […]

Heritage Weekend 2018

On Saturday 8th September the Market Rasen Station Community Project welcomed special guests and members of the public to Market Rasen Station to see the new Heritage Centre and Cafe. The wet weather didn’t dampen people’s spirits as visitors flocked to see the transformation of the building. Many local residents were astounded by the transformation […]

UPDATE

The project has just about reached the finish line and the building is looking stunning, both inside and outside. The decorators have been in and put the finishing touches to the foyer area and the furniture has arrived for the community room. Our tenants Torbulk Ltd have successfully moved into the office accommodation and are […]

Project Update

As the project fast approaches the finishing line we wanted to share some of the exterior shots of the building to show that the work is coming along nicely. Earlier in the week we uploaded an internal tour of the station. To see this video please visit our twitter page @MktRasenStation. Remember to keep up […]

Work is progressing nicely

The project is fast approaching completion and we can see that the finishing line is in sight…just. Externally all the stonework on the main entrance side of the building is complete and currently the stone masons are busy working on the bay window on the track side of the building. Internally all new wall partitions […]

Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival

On Friday 1st June members of the project team organised an event as part of the Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival. The event allowed people to come and learn about the history of the station and it’s importance to the town. Those in attendance were able to enjoy a 1.5 mile walk, this was made even […]

Scouts, Cubs and Beavers visit the Station

  On Tuesday 1st May and Thursday 3rd May members of the 2nd Market Rasen Scouts, Cubs and Beavers Group visited Market Rasen Train Station to see how the work is progressing. The children, parents and leaders were given a guided tour by Lindum BMS Site Manager Andy Atkinson, he explained some of the heritage […]

Insight into Heritage Skills Morning

On Friday, 16th March we were delighted to open the Station doors to 42 students and their tutors to allow them to gain an insight into heritage construction and some of the skills and methods being used daily on our project to restore the Station. Students attended from De Aston School, Lincoln and Grimsby Colleges. […]

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