Mid Suffolk Railway’s heritage work recognised

The High Sheriff of Suffolk chats to driver Paul Ebsworth and fireman Norman Smith before setting of

The High Sheriff of Suffolk chats to driver Paul Ebsworth and fireman Norman Smith before setting off for a run down the line. Picture: DAVID CHAPPELL

A Suffolk railway museum has been recognised for the contribution it makes to the county’s heritage.

The High Sheriff of Suffolk chats to driver Paul Ebsworth and fireman Norman Smith before setting of

The High Sheriff of Suffolk chats to driver Paul Ebsworth and fireman Norman Smith before setting off for a run down the line. Picture: DAVID CHAPPELL

The Mid Suffolk Light Railway museum was presented with a certificate by the High Sheriff of Suffolk, Geoffrey Probert to mark the role of the museum in the local area.

He was joined at the event by his wife.

Marketing Manager, John Reeve said “They were really charming and interested in our progress so far.

“Needless to say we are delighted by this recognition”, said MSLR Chairman John Stark.

The High Sheriff of Suffolk chats to driver Paul Ebsworth and fireman Norman Smith before setting of

The High Sheriff of Suffolk chats to driver Paul Ebsworth and fireman Norman Smith before setting off for a run down the line. Picture: DAVID CHAPPELL


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“This year we 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 it deserves to be recognised as one of the key tourist attractions in Suffolk”

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