09:21AM, Tuesday 13 February 2018
Climb aboard and go loco for the latest exhibition at Maidenhead Heritage Centre.
The new exhibition ‘All Aboard’ features travel posters from the inter-war years, and a station clock from Queen Victoria’s private waiting room.
Richard Poad, chairman of Maidenhead Heritage Centre said: “It includes ultra-smart uniforms for a station master and a porter, a ticket punch, cutlery and a teapot from the dining car, and even a cardboard lunchbox.
“Passengers could buy a tea basket at Maidenhead, and luncheon baskets at Windsor or Slough station.
“There is also a 12ft long model of Brunel's famous Sounding Arch railway bridge at Maidenhead and a model of Brunel's broad gauge locomotive the Iron Duke.”
The free exhibtiion will run until April 21 and is open from Tuesday to Saturdays from 10-4pm.
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