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Wartime Women on the railway (Event from 2023)


Illustrated Talknew events

Gosport, Hampshire

Discover how and why women stepped up during the war years to help and work on Britain’s railways. Enjoy this live Zoom with Daniel Ball, Education & Outreach Coordinator for Mid Hants Railway – The Watercress Line Heritage Railway…

You’ll learn some of the personal stories of those women who were at the forefront of working on the railway in times during World War 1 and World War 2. Through video clips, sounds, and images you’ll get a real feel for their motivation and their duties.

After the live illustrated presentation they’ll be time for Q&A’s.

Zoom Link

Duration 45 minutes.

Event Times

Monday 11 September: 1400
Tuesday 12 September: 1400
Wednesday 13 September: 1400

Booking Details

No booking required


Zoom link is available here and on the National HODs event page. You do not need to sign up for an account. Just click the link to go through to the ‘waiting room’ up to 10 mins before the start time. Please ensure you have a good Internet connection; have your speakers on to hear the presentation; and have devices charged.

Organised by

The Watercress Line Heritage Railway


Accessible online via computer or mobile device.