Nostalgia…

Local history books tell us the railway had been built sometime in the 1800s to ferry the wealthy from their city dwellings to their country estates. 

The local library in Woodstown proudly displays sepia photographs of a thriving, bustling town built around the railway station, but no one knows for certain when or why it closed down. One day the trains just stopped arriving!

Gradually nature swallowed up the 10 miles of abandoned track. Where once monsters of steam had battled their way through open valleys, the deer now ran free. 

People still talk about the railway in its heyday, oblivious to the fact that the station was demolished long before any of them were born. The signal box sits in ruins, hidden in amongst the trees its windows smashed and the wood rotten with mildew.

But people in this town are nostalgic and they all have a story about the railway…

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