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Network Rail team complete 80-mile charity bike ride

A group of cyclists from Network Rail Infrastructure Projects’ Supplier Engagement/Assurance Team donned cycling shorts, wigs and comedy moustaches to complete an 80-mile bike ride in aid of Action for Children last month.

Cyclists Neill Carruthers, Leigh Dawkins, Graham Trueman, Kishan Savjani and Allan Tillman rode from London Euston to Network Rail’s new headquarters in Milton Keynes to raise money for the charity. The team raised £542.92 on the day, which topped up the £20,800 already raised by the Finance and Commercial team.

Fundraising to date has included climbing Mount Elbrus, sailing across the Atlantic and kayaking up a river dressed as Batman and

Robin. Throughout the gruelling ride from Euston to Quadrant MK the team were supported by Gillian Scott, Katie Ferrier, Rosemary Pinnock and Dave McLoughlin who were on hand with drinks, collection buckets and spare tyres.

Supporting the challenge, Simon Lubacz, from Gore Products for Workwear Associate said, ‘Action for Children is a vital charity which does such amazing work in the UK to support vulnerable and neglected children and young people.’

Simon helped by supplying the team with snug waterproof Gore Bike Wear kit. With three months left to go and just £8,601 short of their target, there’s till time to make a donation by clicking on www.justgiving.com/FCKids

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