The Battle of Havant

Author/Source: 

Jon Davidson

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Some 160-odd years ago the junction at the east end of Havant station was the scene of the "Battle of Havant" in January 1858 when tensions between the LSWR and LBSCR erupted into a pitched battle between their workforces over the right to access the station. Here we see a "Battle of Britain" at the "Battle of Havant"! Of course, it's 34052 on "The Royal Wessex" on 8th April 2017 . . .

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