New exhibition marks WW1 troop mobilisation

An exhibition is about to tour railway stations in the south marking the first mass mobilisation of troops for World War One.

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New exhibition marks first mass mobilisation of WW1 troops

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.


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