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Celebration marks 40 years on the railway

Neville Royce, from Bicester who works at Chiltern Railways celebrated 40 years working on the railway on Tuesday, 10 August.  To mark this achievement there was a surprise presentation for him attended by his family and colleagues. 

 Adrian Shooter CBE presented him with a certificate, an engraved whistle and a model bubble car.  Neville’s wife, Glynis was presented with a bouquet of flowers. 

 Five generation of Royce’s have worked on the railway.  Neville’s great-grandfather and grandfather worked on the railway, his father worked at Oxford station and now his son, Martyn plans timetables at Chiltern Railways.  

 Neville said:  “I’m proud to work in the railway for 40 years and be part of this fine tradition for so long.  I had no idea that I would receive such a lovely surprise.”  

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