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Leighton Buzzard rail fever

John Travolta took time out from a busy filming schedule recently to take his son, Ben, for a good old fashioned steam train ride on the Leighton Buzzard Railway in Bedfordshire.

Volunteers on the narrow gauge railway rallied round and made sure the Travolta family enjoyed an hour long ride together on a scheduled service. Says Mervyn Leah from Leighton Buzzard Railway, ‘Towards the end of the morning a couple of men with American accents turned up and had a look around and said they would be back at 2pm. They came back in the afternoon bringing John Travolta and his son with them and went for a ride on the train.’

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