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Blackout - En Route to London—9 September 1940 Summary & Analysis

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En Route to London—9 September 1940 Summary

The train is corded and Alf and Binnie both want a window seat when there isn't one available. They start misbehaving until they get all of the other people out of their car and it's only Eileen and the three children left. When a headmistress enters the car later, she realizes what kind of tricks Alf is up to until he pulls a snake out of his pocket, which sends her running from the car.

When the train stops at the next station, there is a delay in starting the train again. Eileen sees this is because the headmistress is waving her hands around as she talks to the conductor. The train starts moving again and Eileen tries to busy the children with activities while she reads a discarded newspaper looking for ads...

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