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Young cancer sufferer fulfils dream to become a train driver

Staff at Great Western Railway (GWR) have helped make a young cancer sufferer’s dreams come true by making him a train driver for a day.

Harry, who lives with a rare type of cancer called Retinoblastoma, was kitted out with a made-to-measure uniform and his own GWR name badge and had the opportunity to try his hand at the company’s train driver simulator in Reading.

Whilst on duty, Harry also clipped tickets and assisted passengers through the barriers at Paddington station.

Photo: GWR.
Photo: GWR.


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