Aberdeen railway station marks 150th milestone with ceremony [Evening Express]





Date: 06/11/2017

Aberdeen railway station, celebrated the milestone on Saturday with a ceremony in the station, where one of the very first high-speed trains to be built was officially named the Aberdeen Station 150th Anniversary train. Organised by ScotRail Alliance, the event included information on the planned redevelopment of the station, an exhibition on the history of the station produced by the Great North of Scotland Railway Association, as well as details on the ongoing improvement plans for the Aberdeen to Inverness line.


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