Anyone else see it?
East Lancs Railway's 1940's weekend, so off to Bury via Rawtenstall yesterday for a look around.
'Twas good, but not quite as packed as in previous years - decent beer in the station at Bury, lots of Capt Mainwaring lookalikes, great music, cake, steam trains, a good atmosphere and lots of sunshine.
They'd banned German uniforms this year, although a couple of weirdos still managed to sneak on the platform dressed like refugees from 'Springtime to Hitler'.
Highlight was the Spitfire and Hurricane flypast:
Very noisy and they came back for a much lower second pass
Not my vid, but you get the idea.
More acticities today and tomorrow, (not the flypast though, sadly) well worth £3.00 for a platform ticket at Bury.
Lots going on at Rammy too.