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On track to produce Railway Mission calendar
8:32am Friday 10th October 2008 in News
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.
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.