Model railway company adopts Sussex station

Model railway company adopts Sussex station

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GAUGEMASTER, a well-known model railway supplier in Ford, near Arundel, is working with Sussex Community Rail Partnership (SCRP) and Southern to make its local station a more attractive and interesting place for travellers.

The work has included installation of retro-style advertising boards on the platform and in the waiting room, as well as a large scenic model railway display in one of the waiting rooms. 

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A USB charging port has been included as part of the model display, allowing passengers to charge electronic devices while they wait. 

Sussex model railway company Gaugemaster has adopted its local station at Ford, adding new signage and a scenic model display to keep passengers entertained while they wait for trains. GAUGEMASTER 

Stuart Jordan, of Gaugemaster, said: “It’s great that we have been able to work with SCRP and Southern to make the station a better place. As well as our staff and customers, a lot of people have to change trains at Ford, so hopefully our displays will brighten their day – even if they have a long time to wait.” 

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