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North Yorkshire town goes back in time for its Railway in Wartime event

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Published : Oct 17, 2017, 11:39 am IST
Updated : Jul 6, 2019, 3:32 pm IST
2017 marked the 25th anniversary of the Railway in Wartime event in Pickering, northern England. (Photo: AFP)
2017 marked the 25th anniversary of the Railway in Wartime event in Pickering, northern England.  (Photo: AFP)
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A World War Two re-enactor attends theb25th 'Railway in Wartime Event' in Pickering, northern England. Over the three-day event families hopped on board steam and heritage diesel trains, whilst enjoying various war-themed entertainment and vehicle displays at stations along the iconic North Yorkshire Moors Railway line. (Photo: AFP)
A World War Two re-enactor attends theb25th 'Railway in Wartime Event' in Pickering, northern England. Over the three-day event families hopped on board steam and heritage diesel trains, whilst enjoying various war-themed entertainment and vehicle displays at stations along the iconic North Yorkshire Moors Railway line. (Photo: AFP)
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World War Two re-enactors dressed as German soldiers with train passengers as they attend the 25th 'Railway in Wartime Event' along the line of the heritage 'North Yorkshire Moors Railway' at Levisham Station, near Pickering, northern England. (Photo: AFP)
World War Two re-enactors dressed as German soldiers with train passengers as they attend the 25th 'Railway in Wartime Event' along the line of the heritage 'North Yorkshire Moors Railway' at Levisham Station, near Pickering, northern England. (Photo: AFP)
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Each station was transformed to create a variety of scenarios and performances including a wartime street, 'The Sidings.' (Photo: AFP)
Each station was transformed to create a variety of scenarios and performances including a wartime street, 'The Sidings.' (Photo: AFP)
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World War Two re-enactors watch a parade of wartime vehicles during the three-day event, which featured heritage steam and diesel locomotive and wartime vehicle parades at each station along the railway line. (Photo: AFP)
World War Two re-enactors watch a parade of wartime vehicles during the three-day event, which featured heritage steam and diesel locomotive and wartime vehicle parades at each station along the railway line. (Photo: AFP)
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The World War Two re-enactment attractions included parading one's pets, singing, dancing and fashion shows, in addition to living history showcases and period vehicle exhibitions. (Photo: AFP)
The World War Two re-enactment attractions included parading one's pets, singing, dancing and fashion shows, in addition to living history showcases and period vehicle exhibitions. (Photo: AFP)
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Boys dressed as war evacuees look out from the window of a railway carriage during the 1940s Wartime Weekend in Pickering, England. (Photo: AFP)
Boys dressed as war evacuees look out from the window of a railway carriage during the 1940s Wartime Weekend in Pickering, England. (Photo: AFP)
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World War Two re-enactors dance in the street as they attend the 25th 'Railway in Wartime Event' along the line of the heritage 'North Yorkshire Moors Railway' in Pickering, northern England.(Photo: AFP)
World War Two re-enactors dance in the street as they attend the 25th 'Railway in Wartime Event' along the line of the heritage 'North Yorkshire Moors Railway' in Pickering, northern England.(Photo: AFP)
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