Station marks 100th birthday!

Richard Irvine was dressed as Mr Sutherland-Banks who was the first person to purchase a ticket at the Arbroath rail station 100 years ago. Various events were held at the station on Saturday to celebrate the aniversary.

Richard Irvine was dressed as Mr Sutherland-Banks who was the first person to purchase a ticket at the Arbroath rail station 100 years ago. Various events were held at the station on Saturday to celebrate the aniversary.

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THE CENTENARY of Arbroath Railway Station was celebrated on Saturday with various activities and events marking the occasion.

Singing, model railways and historical re-enactments were put on for visitors to enjoy a trip down memory lane.

In this picture Dr Richard Irvine recreates the moment Mr Sutherland Banks bought the first ticket from the station on Christmas Eve 1911.