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  • Day trip by 1950s train to Salisbury

    Me and dad used to go on day trips with Hastings Diesels about 3 times a year, until it became too much for him The one to Salisbury is going next Saturday. I've stayed on the mailing list and believe there are still spaces.

    https://www.hastingsdiesels.co.uk/railtours/2019salisbury

    In Standard class its bring your own food or go to the buffet car. In Club you get free hot drinks all day, toast and marmalade for breakfast, a sandwich and slice of homemade cake at lunchtime, and an evening meal with wine on the way home.
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Travel

A discussion group for people who are interested in travelling. On holiday or just visiting other parts of the country. Recommendations for places to go, sightseeing, restaurants etc

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