The Cholsey & Wallingford  Railway

  The Bunk Line - Home of the Cholsey and Wallingford Railway Preservation Society 

Wallingford back to the Forties - 30th September and 1st of October

Tickets are now on sale for "Wallingford at War", the 1940s weekend at Cholsey & Wallingford Railway.

Experience the 1940s and the Second World War with authentic re-enactors, Home Guard, allied forces, learn all about rationing, Special Operations and Home Front displays along with 1940s singers and vintage vehicles. Can you spot the camouflaged sniper and be sure to keep an eye out for any illicit black market deals happening at the station.

Winston Churchill and Field Marshal Lord Alanbrooke will be opening proceedings with a guard of honour from the Oxfordshire Home Guard. Interact with over 100 re-enactors throughout the site, they’ll be able to tell you their story and have a surprise or two for you.

What's on:

  • A 1940s experience recreating the sights and sounds of Wallingford, and further afield, during World War 2. 
  • Vintage vehicles  – traction engines, military vehicles, classic cars and motorbikes.
  • Live music – from two fabulous singers performing the sounds of the 1940s to get your feet moving.
  • Exciting interactive experiences with surprises in store throughout the day.
  • Heritage train rides available on our rural branchline throughout the day.
  • Food and drink.
  • Plus much, much more!

Find out more on the Wallingford back to the forties website .

  • Adults (16+ years): £5
  • Senior/Concession: £3
  • Child (5-15 years): £3
  • 5 and under: FREE (Still requires ticket)

Ticket Prices - Train Travel & ticket combined

  • Adults (16+ years): £10
  • Senior/Concession: £8
  • Child (5-15 years): £7
  • 5 and under: FREE (Still require ticket)
  • Family ticket: £24 (2 Adults & up to 2 Children)

We accept all major debit & credit cards: To pay with a debit/credit card - click "Pay with Paypal" and then on the pop-up screen click "Pay with a debit or credit card"

Where are we located

We are located in Wallingford, South Oxfordshire - around 30 mins from both Reading and Oxford.

Post Code: OX10 9GQ