A CALENDAR featuring trains was unveiled at a North-East station yesterday Next year’s Railway Mission calendar has been sponsored by Alex Nelson, station master at Chester-le- Station.
He has donated £10,000 and secured £2,800 to produce 43,000 copies to be distributed among railway staff.
They feature images of trains with impressive backgrounds at various locations around the country.
Loading article content
Mr Nelson, from Chester-le-Street, said: “I am very happy with the way it looks.
“There is a lot of fascination with the rail network and it not just the staff.
There is a great deal of enthusiasm among the public as well.
“This calendar has achieved cult status and is something people look forward to every year.
Each page features information about Chester-le-Street Railway Station and a quote from the Bible.
Fourteen railway chaplains will carry the calendars with them and hand them out during the course of their work visiting staff offering them advice and guidance.