Armoured train nr 7 ‘Wabadus’ at Valga 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).

Family event

On 31 January 2019, the armoured train No. 7 Wabadus will stand at the Valga railway station.

Program from 1.45 p.m.:

  • Re-enactment battle
  • Warm soldier soup
  • Greetings from Valga county elder Margus Lepik
  • Historical presentation about the battle of Paju by Olev Teder
  • Presentation of a book about liberation of Valga, compiled in Finland
  • Opening of the railway exhibition 
  • Exhibition of historical and contemporary weapons
  • Presentation by the Valga county Red Cross
  • Presentation of the armoured train and armoured car 'Estonia'
  • Concert by Estonian Defence Forces Orchestra
  • Fireworks
  • At 4.30 p.m. Concert by Metsatöll
  • At 6 p.m. movie night: Nimed marmortahvlil 

There are many other events that take place in Valga on 31 January, please see the program here