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Diesel Gala

25 Jun 2021 - 26 Jun 2021

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Address: The Watercress Line Hampshire Ropley SO24 0BL
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This will see the railway operated by our home fleet of diesel locomotives, alongside some special guests, showcasing the varied types of diesel locomotives produced during the 1960’s modernisation plan. The event will see an intensive timetable operating services tackling the 1 in 60 gradients over the three days, plus some evening running on the Saturday. Visiting traction: – Class 25 D7612 (25262) courtesy of the South Devon Diesel Traction group. – Two Class 73/1 Electro-Diesel locomotives courtesy of G B Railfreight Ltd. – Class 438 4TC unit courtesy of Transport for London Engineering. – More to be announced. Other activities: • Brake van rides at Alresford and Alton. • Visit society sales stands. • Real ale served at Ropley throughout the Gala. • BBQ Saturday evening

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Free parking is available for ticket holders in the field at Ropley station, SO24 0BL. It will be £5 to park for non-ticket holders. Disabled drop-off at Ropley station available and parking in the field. Parking is also available at Alresford and Alton stations, parking fees apply

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Pre-booked tickets – adult £35, child (5-16 years) £15, family £85 / On the day – adult £40, child (5-16 years) £20, family £100

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9am – 5.30pm