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Friday 11th, Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th May 2007

Plane crash - Jon Bowers


World War II

Victory Belle Pullman
Details below

Mock Gun Battles
Military Displays and Vehicles
Wartime Newsreels
Ensa Concert Shows
Afternoon Band Concerts
Naafi and Military Vehicles
Intensive Steam Train Service
Plus much more from the dark and difficult days of World War II

Soldiers await their train In Uniform - Paul Pettitt Red Cross Post - Paul Pettitt

USA class 0-6-0T (Jon Bowers)

Events taking place: Saturday and Sunday

At Sheffield Park:
  • Visit our wartime 'Yankie' Tank Locomotive No. WD1959
  • The Robbins Concert Party Show:
         12 noon, 1.45pm, 3.30pm (30 minutes)
  • Afternoon Band Concerts, from 2pm:
         Saturday: Perdido Players
         Sunday: The Bluebell Railway Band
At Horsted Keynes:
  • Wish Me Luck Concerts - 11am, 1pm, 2.45pm (30 minutes)
  • Mock Gun Battle (very loud) - 2.30pm to 2.45pm
  • War-time Cinema Coach (open 11.30am - 3.30pm)
  • There will be a fancy dress competition for visitors who attend in period costume.
       The judging will take place at Horsted Keynes station between 1pm and 1.15 each day.
       Prizes will be given in following categories:
             1. Best dressed Military
             2. Best dressed civilian
             3. Best dressed child under 15
       This is open to all passengers who have purchased travel tickets on the day.

Cinema coach - Jon Bowers At Kingscote - see various displays, including:
  • Daisy Mae's Nursing display
  • Home Front display of wartime food
  • Signals Post in station forecourt
  • Children's Quizzes

Intensive steam train service

Fare details and advance ticket purchases

Entrance to Kingscote station 2004 Not everything is grim! Command Post - Nick Beck


'Victory Belle Pullman'

Table Lamps Interior of Fingall - Jon Bowers


Friday 11th May

Special evening Victory Belle Pullman dining train, with Concert Party show: £59 per person.

Pre-booking for the Pullman train is essential.
For more information, please contact our customer services team, tel: 01825 720800 or by e-mail.

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