Loading strawberries onto a train at Fleet railway station, circa 1920s.

Keep history alive with South Holland railway stories

Railways were once the arteries of South Holland, connecting village and town stations large and small.

Chain Bridge Forge museum has provided these photos from its archive and wants to hear from anyone with memories of the heyday of the railway and its workers.

Spalding Railway Station staff and a young woman.

If you have any stories of the railways, contact The Voice or Geoff Taylor at chainbridgeforge@gmail.com

To see more photos, visit the heritage site www.southhollandlife.com

Chain Bridge Forge is currently appealing for donations for a new computer to improve its virtual reality provision. To donate, visit gofundme.com/virtual-reality-sharing

Holbeach Station, a year before it closed in 1959.



Pinchbeck Station in 1905. The station closed in 1964.


The lamp boy of Whaplode Station.


Inside the signal box at Gedney, 1959. Do you recognise any of the railway workers?

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