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Just playing trains?

Paul Salveson
27 November 2015
When they aren’t dressing up, Geoff (Santa) and Sue Mitchell (pixie) are heavily involved in Mytholmroyd Station Partnership, which will be holding its annual carol singing event at the station on the evening of December 7th. On Monday December 1st there’s carol singing and the added attraction of mulled wine at Northwich station (on the Mid-Cheshire Line) between 10.30 and 12.30
When they aren’t dressing up, Geoff (Santa) and Sue Mitchell (pixie) are heavily involved in Mytholmroyd Station Partnership, which will be holding its annual carol singing event at the station on the evening of December 7th. On Monday December 1st there’s carol singing and the added attraction of mulled wine at Northwich station (on the Mid-Cheshire Line) between 10.30 and 12.30

 

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Paul Salveson

Paul Salveson

Paul Salveson

Paul Salveson is a board member of Passenger Focus and a visiting professor at the University of Huddersfield. Paul’s book Railpolitik – bringing railways back to communities, was published in 2013, also by Lawrence and Wishart. The views expressed here are his own.

 



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