The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway have announced that they will be running “The Asparagus Express”.
This will launch this year’s British Asparagus Festival.
British Asparagus Festival
Starting on St George’s Day, 23th of April, the British Asparagus Festival is a two-month long festival dedicated to the asparagus.
More information about the British Asparagus Festival can be found on their website here
The Asparagus Express
The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway will run the train which will start the festival.
The train, with its own headboard, starts from the newly built Broadway Station at 10.30, running to Cheltenham Racecourse non-stop. The train returns to Broadway around 12 noon.
There will be various entertainment actives on the platform, such as Music, ‘The Asparamancer’ (Fortune teller using Asparagus), Bobby the Asparahorse and Gus.