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World War Two rail disaster.

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Old 2nd June 2019, 22:06
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World War Two rail disaster.

Church bells have rung out to remember two men who died in a massive World War Two explosion while trying to save a town from destruction 75 years ago.


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Old 3rd June 2019, 11:38
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Yes, all drivers hope their trains don't get into difficulty, but it's something else when you look back down an ammunition train and see it's on fire.

I guess the March crew hadn't travelled very far as they'd only reached Soham.

More info about the explosion on the Wonkypedia page...https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soham_rail_disaster
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Old 3rd June 2019, 16:09
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Thank you.
I didn't know of this event.
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Old 12th June 2019, 11:01
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Two very brave men.

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