These are fellow heritage rail enthusiasts who had dressed for the occasion. Or is it an advert for 'Uniform Dating'?
Chocanana was a new experience for me. Frozen bananas covered in chocolate or strawberry yoghurt with various toppings. Recommended!
Winston Churchill gave a passionate speech at Loughborough Station, here with His Majesty King George VI behind. (I discovered today that the King's speech at the outbreak of WW2 is online here.)
Now I know. OK, so it's a replica, but nonetheless, what a thrill!
I can understand now why the Great Central Railway is rated as one of the best heritage lines in the country. I look forward to returning to focus just on the railway. On the other hand, perhaps I should be looking out for a chance to get dressed up, 1940s style, and join in, see below!
Photos © Skip Cottage