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Mural unveiled at Lowestoft Railway Station aims to promote tourism

PUBLISHED: 10:03 15 September 2020 | UPDATED: 10:03 15 September 2020

(From left to Right) Alan Neville (Greater Anglia Community and Customer Engagement Manager), John Packman (Chief Executive, Broads Authority), Martin Halliday (Community Rail Development Officer) and Peter Aldous (Member of Parliament for the Waveney Constituency).

(From left to Right) Alan Neville (Greater Anglia Community and Customer Engagement Manager), John Packman (Chief Executive, Broads Authority), Martin Halliday (Community Rail Development Officer) and Peter Aldous (Member of Parliament for the Waveney Constituency).

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A new mural giving a splash of colour to a railway station has been unveiled.

Lowestoft Railway Station has received a National Park revamp, with a brand-new mural installed by the Wherry Lines Community Rail Partnership.Lowestoft Railway Station has received a National Park revamp, with a brand-new mural installed by the Wherry Lines Community Rail Partnership.

The vibrant mural was unveiled on Friday (September 11) at Lowestoft Railway Station in a joint commission by the Broads Partnership Team and Wherry Lines Community Rail Partnership.

It has been desinged to celebrate links between Lowestoft and the Broads.

Lowestoft has strong links with the Broads which continues to be of huge importance to the tourism of the town and area.

The nearby Carlton Marshes nature reserve has recently expanded raising hopes of more visitors being attracted to the area.

Martin Halliday, Development Officer at Community Rail Norfolk, said of the project: “We are pleased to work closely with the Broads Authority to create a new tourism facility at Lowestoft Station, a key connection for those wishing to explore this beautiful area.”

Broads Authority Chief Executive John Packman added: “Lowestoft town is an important gateway to the Southern Broads and this mural will help to signpost visitors to the Broads.”


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