The Watercress Line

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Hell Razor5543
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The Watercress Line

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The Watercress Line have decided to try and brighten things up this Christmas in a rather lovely way;



I think it is more magical than The Hogwarts Express.
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I watched a bit about that on the local news this evening. It looked astonishing from the aerial shots.
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Dartmouth Steam Railway do a similar thing too, but on 14th October had to regretfully cancel this years train of lights
info here
https://www.dsrrbchristmas.co.uk/train-of-lights

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Re: The Watercress Line

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Fantastic, thanks for sharing. We lived in Portchester for a couple of years in the early '90s, and took the kids on the Watercress Line a couple of times.

I can remember the culture shock of arriving at Alton station, where the 1940s (?) train terminated at a platform completely true to the era of the train, and the modern service to London terminated on the adjoining platform. Crossing the pedestrian bridge seemed like time travel even then, with only a 50 year difference between one side and the other!