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30 May @ 6:43 am

This event is being staged in memory of our good friend Ray Powell, who sadly passed away over 2 years ago.  The event has been delayed because of COVID restrictions.  Ray was very passionate about steam engines and therefore it is fitting for us to make a trip on the Swanage Steam Railway in his honour.

The day will start at 9am at The Pure Drop pub, Ferndown, departing at 9.45am for the station at Norden (by Corfe Castle).  We are planning to catch the train at 10.40am, arriving at Swanage at 11.02am.  We will then spend some time in Swanage (a visit to the pier is recommended – a favourite of Ray’s), where a fish and chip lunch can be bought, before catching the train back to Norden at 3pm.  We will be back at Norden at 3.22pm, when the day will end, although there may be some candidates for a cream tea nearby???

The cost of the train is £17 return per person but if we get a group of 15 or more signed up and pay in advance this reduces to £12.  Please confirm your willingness to attend ASAP to Eric Thompson so that we can take advantage of the reduced fare.


22nd May 2022
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Eric Thompson




The Pure Drop Pub
457 Wimborne Road East
Ferndown, Dorset BH22 9NA United Kingdom
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