Alton Library

The History of the Watercress Line: Over the Alps

Explore the history of our picturesque railway from its opening in 1865 through to its closure and near extinction in 1973, and re-opening in stages as a heritage railway from 1977

Discover how a rural station has become a preserved railway engineering hub and find out more about the line's impressive collection of locomotives to be found there.

Event Details


Tuesday 17 April 2018, from 7.30pm


Alton Library, Vicarage Hill, Alton, GU34 1HT


£4 - tickets should be booked in advance

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