High Sheriff to honour Mid-Suffolk Light Railway

Brockford Station at the MSLR Museum
MSLR to be recognised for its services to heritage at special ceremony next week
Published Thu, 2017-11-16 11:38

A Suffolk heritage railway line is to be commended for its contribution to the county's heritage next week.




Brockford Station at the MSLR Museum © Creative Commons Licence

The High Sheriff of Suffolk, Geoffrey Probert will visit the Mid-Suffolk Light Railway on Wednesday 22nd November to present a certificate for the Railway Museum’s contribution to Suffolk’s Heritage.

Wednesday's happen to be the Museum’s volunteers days so there will be activity in all Departments which Mr Probert and his wife will be experiencing on their visit. It is also a designated training day and there will be a train available for the visitors to ride on to get the full Middy experience.

Needless to say we are delighted by this recognition”, said MSLR Chairman John Stark. “We have been working particularly hard recently to improve the visior experience to the railway and raise our profile. This year we have appeared on BBC2’s Great Railway Journeys, received planning permission to more than double our track length and formally opened our new Lottery funded Loco Restoration Shed so, dare I say it, we think the Middy is going places! And deserves to be recognised as one of the key tourist attractions in Suffolk”

For more information on ther Mid-Suffolk Light Railway, you can visit their website at https://www.mslr.org.uk/.

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