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« on: February 27, 2020, 09:22:52 am »

Saturday 29th February marks the 128th anniversary to the day of a tragic accident near Chilworth on the North Downs line which led to the death of Guard Henry Wicks.  An unusual memorial to him was created and survives to this day – the Chilworth Chicken.  More details are at:

https://www.networkrail.co.uk/stories/people-and-the-railway-jessies-seat

On Saturday there is a commemorative private rail excursion from Reading stopping for a few minutes at the site.
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