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28th Nov 2019 in Buildings

Saturday 23 November saw the Ropley and Alton Station Team come together to decorate Ropley station ready for the festive season and with only one station to decorate this year, we ...

Into Winter

21st Nov 2019 in Buildings

21 November A slight delay to Building Department Blogs recently due to IT issues, but hopefully normal publication intervals will now be resumed to keep our reader (if there is ...

Alton Station Blog Update

21st Nov 2019 in Buildings

2019 has been a very different year for our railway and in particular for Alton Station, which for the majority of it has been completely disconnected from the rest of the ...

Alton Station Update

16th Oct 2019 in Buildings

The weather is now rather against us when it comes to outdoor painting but there's plenty of other jobs that we can be getting on with. One of these ...


3rd Oct 2019 in Wagon Group

At Medstead finalising works continue on BY S 653 on the vac and steam heating piping; painting internally; electrics; conduit for the lighting; and the lettering and numbering has been procured. ...

Blitz at Alton

18th Sep 2019 in Buildings

There were a few outstanding jobs that we had at Alton to finish off, and due to the current lack of through trains it was decided to get a team ...

Alton Station Updated

11th Sep 2019 in Buildings

With the line between Alton and Medstead & Fourmarks Stations remaining closed, work at Alton Station has continued to focus upon much needed maintenance ahead of us again welcoming our ...

What larks!

28th Aug 2019 in Buildings

21  August On one of our last visits to the balloon water tank at Alton the water level indicator was installed and the tank capacity sign fixed near the access ...

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