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Experience wartime on the railway

By Michael_Yong  |  Posted: January 27, 2013

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BE catapulted back to the Second World War this April during a war time event at Cheltenham Racecourse.

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, which runs rail lines from Cheltenham through nearby villages, will be organising a nostalgic event themed Wartime in the Cotswolds on April 26-27.

Visitors will have the opportunity to travel the line between Cheltenham Racecourse and Toddington on steam engine.

They are encouraged to come in period costume, although Nazi and SS uniforms, swastika insignia of any sort and any other images of German uniforms or people are not allowed. 

Firearms, replica or deactivated, have to be authorised by organisers in advance.Tickets start at £10 for children and £20 for adults.

They can be purchased here.

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  • MrGarnet  |  January 27 2013, 10:03PM

    "They are encouraged to come in period costume, although Nazi and SS uniforms, swastika insignia of any sort and any other images of German uniforms or people are not allowed. " LOL!! So did we have a war with the munchkins!" Count me out! People need to know why we fought against the Nazi. I was told from 11 upwards.

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