Invicta Military Vehicle Preservation Society
The SOUTHERN at WAR
was on SATURDAY 14th
Turning the clockback 60 years
& SUNDAY 15th
MAY 2005 (or was it 1945?)
to when the Southern Railway was
playing its part in the grip of war,
fighting for freedom
N.B. Change of date compared to that
advertised in 2005 Bluebell Railway Timetable -
Done to confuse the enemy, and avoid a clash with VE day!
Photo reports from the event from:
Attractions at all stations:
... and much more !!!
- Mock battles and escapes
- Military vehicles
- War-time newsreels in the cinema coach
- Band concerts
- Home Front display
- Sample war food
- Period costume discount
- Daisy Maes Nursing display
- ENSA concert shows throughout the day
- NAAFI van
Intensive steam train service
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Page updated 17 June 2005 by Richard Salmon.
Photos from 2003 and 2004 event with thanks to Paul Pettitt, Nick Beck and Jon Bowers.
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