Thursday, 22 May 2008

Commissioned poem for Leamington Spa Railway Station: official reading Friday 23rd May

Leamington Spa Station,
"Official Opening"

12pm at Friday 23 May 2008

After months of hard work, the newly refurbished Leamington Spa station is ready for its official reopening.

The Railway Heritage Trust, The Friends of Leamington Station and Chiltern Railways have all invested in the future of Leamington Spa station to restore the station’s Art Deco features. The refurbishment includes the booking hall and subway area.

Adrian Shooter, Chairman of Chiltern Railways will be unveiling the plaque, followed by Jane Holland, Poet Laureate who will read a specially commissioned poem about the station.

Pete Waterman, Chairman of the Friends of Leamington Spa, Sir William McAlpine, Chairman of the Railway Heritage Trust and the Mayor of Royal Leamington Spa, Kailash Chander will also be attending the event.

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