Hobby to re-awarding job

For the full story see the Market Rasen Mail - out every Wednesday!
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A dedicated volunteer at the Lincolnshire Wolds Railway has won a much coveted award from the Institute of Railway Signalling Engineers.

Jim Tyers, from Bonby, near Brigg, joined the heritage steam railway as a junior member at the age of 14 and was soon assisting in the signal and telegraph (S&T) department.

After acquiring redundant signalling from other railways, and despite having no formal S & T training, Jim renovated and then installed most of the equipment himself along the line from Ludborough to North Thoresby.

Now his efforts have been rewarded after a colleague nominated him for the Volunteer of the Year Award.

For the full story see the Market Rasen Mail - Out every Wednesday!