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Radley’s New Railway Station Officially Reopened

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County Councillor Ian Hudspeth, in the company of Richard Rowland,
the Regional Manager for First Great Western,
unveils the plaque commemorating the reopening of Radley Railway Station
on Monday 13th October 2008

 

After over two years of reconstruction work, Radley’s newly renovated railway station was officially reopened, on behalf of First Great Western, on Monday 13 October, by Councillor Ian Hudspeth, the transport portfolio holder of Oxfordshire County Council.

 

The ceremony was attended by Richard Rowland, The Regional Manager for First Great Western, and Geoff Capes, the local Station Manager and well as several representatives of the local community.

 

In the course of the event, Councillor Hudspeth unveiled a plaque commemorating the reopening and Mr Capes handed a cheque for £250 to the Friends of Radley Station, a local group set up under the Oxfordshire County Council and First Great Western Station Adoption Scheme, and under the auspices of Radley Parish Council, to help look after and further improve the station and its environs.

 

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The plaque unveiled at the event

 

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Geoff Capes (left) of First Great Western presenting a cheque to Lynda Pasquire,
treasurer of Friends of Radley Station

 

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On the S-bound Platform, Radley Station
13 October 2008

 

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Radley Station.
View from the new footbridge,
13 October 2008

 

Other links relevant to this posting                              

Herald 17 October 2008

Oxfordshire County Council News 10 October 2008

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