Trains, Planes and Automobiles (12 Aug 17)

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Trains, Planes and Automobiles (12 Aug 17)

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Learn about the history of Salisbury Hall and the contribution that de Havilland made to British Aviation for over 80 years. You can get up close and into most of the aircraft and learn how they were built. Experienced and enthusiastic volunteers actively engage with the visitors of all ages. Exhibits include DH106 Comet 1A, the world's first turbojet-powered airliner, designed and built at Hatfieldand first flown by John Cunningham in 1949, DH98 Mosquito B.MK.35, DH100 Vampire FB.6, DH110 Sea Vixen FAW.2 and the BAE 146-100. You will be able to obtain refreshments at the museum.

In the afternoon we travel along the M25 to North Weald Station home of the Epping Ongar Railway.

Step back in time and experience the romance of travel in bygone times as you pass through picturesque countryside, beautiful forest and historic towns. Epping Ongar Railway is both the longest heritage railway in Essex and the closest to London. Apart from the steam train rides you will be able to join a Vintage Steam and Classic Car rally at the North Weald Station where refreshments will be available.

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Itinerary:

  • Visit the de Havilland Aircraft Museum in the morning - Arrive 10.30; depart 12.45.
  • Afternoon visit to the Epping Ongar Railway for steam train rides and Vintage Steam and Classic Car Rally - arrive 13.30; depart 16.15.
  • Refreshments (not included) available at both venues
  • Return to same joining points between 17.45 and 18.45

Joining points:

  • 08.05 Aldershot Princes Hall
  • 08.20 Farnborough Main Railway Station
  • 08.25 Frimley White Hart
  • 08.30 Camberley Railway Station
  • 08.40 Sandhurst Bus Stop Parade of Shops opposite the Library
  • 08.45 Crowthorne High Street Bus Stop Iron Duke
  • 09.00 Wokingham Bus Stop Broad Street Pizza Express
  • 09.15 Bracknell Bus Station The Goose Bus Stop