Armoured train nr 7 ‘Wabadus’ at Elva railway station

On 27 November 2018, a replica of an armoured train No. 7 Wabadus was unveiled in the Tapa train depot. In January 2019, an exhibition tour of the train – the Journey of the Armoured Train Wabadus – will start on the historic route which was a frontline in the Estonian War of Independence (1918-1920).

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The armoured train No. 7 Wabadus will stand at the Elva railway station on 17–24 January. Group registrations are managed by Karmen Moont karmen.moont@elva.ee, +372 5384 4233

Program:

17 January 2019
•    school and preschool excursions in the daytime
•    7 p.m.–9 p.m. theme night at the Elva railway station: the history of the War of Independence, the War of Independence in regions of the Elva municipality, opening of the photo exhibition 'Men of Puhja in the War of Independence' composed by MTÜ Puhja Aja Mälu in the Elva railway station hall
18 January 2019
•    school and preschool excursions in the daytime
•    7 p.m.–9 p.m. theme night in the Elva railway station: Ants Laaneots on the security situation in the Baltic region and Ukraine
19 January 2019
•    1–3 p.m. in the railway station hall and around the station: 'Course of the War of Independence – slides and other historical subjects', a concert by the Elva brass band, soldier’s soup for everybody
•    7 p.m.–9p.m. theme night at the Elva railway station: Major Kalle Kõlli on the Lebanon UNIFIL and Captain Lauri Teppo on the Afghanistan mission
20 January 2019
•    1.30 p.m. Celebrations in honour of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Rannu – commemoration at the cemetery, a hike to Rannu, re-enactment of a historical battle, and a presentation at the community centre
•    7 p.m.–8 p.m. theme night at the Elva railway station: Colonel Riho Ühtegi on the Special Operation Forces
21 January 2019
•    school and preschool excursions in the daytime
•    7 p.m.–9 p.m. theme night at the Elva railway station: Leo Kunnas on the defence situation around us and possible developments for 2018–2019
22 January 2019
•    school and preschool excursions in the daytime
•    7 p.m.–9 p.m. theme night at the Elva railway station: Art Johanson 'The War of Independence'
23 January 2019
•    school and preschool excursions in the daytime
•    7 p.m.–9 p.m. theme night at the Elva railway station: the movie Noored kotkad (‘the Young Eagles’)
24 January 2019
•    school and preschool excursions in the daytime

 

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