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One hundred years ago - we saw the first mass mobilisation of troops for WW1 - and, it happened, mainly, on our rail network. Thousands of soldiers - plus weapons - even horses - were transported on trains - from Waterloo to Southampton.
To remember those in the Great War, historians have been re-eacting the transfer of troops. Meanwhile, Network Rail announced a number of new War exhibitions over the coming months. Our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse reports.
An exhibition is about to tour railway stations in the south marking the first mass mobilisation of troops for World War One. The Rail Delivery Group and Network Rail want to mark the rail industry's critical role in the conflict.
ITV Meridian spoke to Historian Tiff Gillingham.