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Location: Colchester
23 – 24 July 2016
Based at the Foxfield Railway, Blyth Bridge, Staffs.

25 years after the political upheavals marking the collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe and the end of the Cold War, the Iron Curtain Vehicle Rally brings together some of the unique vehicles produced by those regimes on the ‘other side’ of the Wall that were such an iconic part of those momentous times.
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Saturday 23 July 2016: ‘Cold War Classic’ vehicles head out on a leisurely road-cruise through the wonderful scenery and historic towns and villages of the fabulous Staffordshire Moorlands and into the Peak District National Park. The relaxed schedule will include several stops for re-grouping, sight seeing and refreshments.
Detailed route maps will be provided.
For those staying over, the celebrated bar at the Foxfield Railway will be
open into the evening to round off the day.

Sunday 24 July 2016: ‘Cold War Classic’ vehicles will be displayed on the station forecourt. There’ll be plenty of time to meet up with colleagues and the visiting public and enjoy a steam ride on the historic Foxfield Railway.

Hot food and refreshments will be available throughout the weekend.
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ALL vehicles with an Eastern Bloc pedigree are welcome.
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Don’t miss this great event:
Join us either day, or both, or stay the weekend – you’ll be very welcome!
Prior booking is not required and there are no fees for taking part.
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The Iron Curtain Vehicle Rally is based at the Foxfield Railway, Caverswall Road Station, Blythe Bridge, Stoke on Trent, ST11 9BG.

Free camping and caravan space is available from Friday 22 July 2016 on the field alongside the station. Lavatories and a shower will be open throughout.
Evening meals are available in local pubs, restaurants and take-aways.
Breakfast will be served each morning in the Station buffet.
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To assist preparations, please contact below if coming on the road run.
All enquiries to:
Richard Hemington, 24 Recreation Road, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2HE or 01206 792360 / 07736 962572.
Richard Hemington
Events Officer, Wartburg Trabant IFA Club

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