More than 300 exhibits are set to be featured in an annual Purbeck transport rally of classic four and two-wheeled vehicles – with Swanage Railway train passengers purchasing rover tickets being given free admission to the nostalgic event.
The annual yesteryear gathering takes place next to Harman’s Cross station – between Corfe Castle and Swanage – from Friday, 5 September, to Sunday, 7 September, 2014, inclusive, and is being staged by dedicated volunteers from the Bournemouth and Poole Preservation Club.
Steam trains will be running from 10am to 10.45pm on the Friday and Saturday and from 10am to 6.15pm on the Sunday.
Swanage Railway General Manager Richard Jones said: “It’s so easy – just park in the attended Purbeck District Council car park next to Norden station, off the A351 Wareham to Corfe Castle road, for just £3 for all-day parking and hop on the steam train for Corfe Castle, Harman’s Cross, Herston and Swanage.
“Conveniently located next to Harman’s Cross station, the annual transport rally is a really great day out for both the family and the enthusiast alike.
“There will be more than 300 exhibits on show – from classic cars, lorries and motorcycles through to traction engines, tractors, stationary engines, stalls and refreshments.
“Passengers buying day rover tickets for unlimited train travel on the day of purchase also gain free entry to the Transport Rally.”
Transport rally entry for non-train passengers is £4 for adults with children being admitted free.