Reunion for former steelmen

A REUNION is being held for former steel industry employees.

Any former workers at the S&L and British Steel quarries, railway systems or workshops at Corby or north of the Welland Valley are invited to the event.

It takes place from midday to 5pm on Saturday, April 14, at the Nene Valley Railway’s Wansford Station in Stibbington, Cambridgeshire.

All former quarry operatives, fitters, minerals and works railwaymen and other ex-employees are welcome to attend.

There will be a display of photographs and exhibits and a free shuttle train service to Yarwell with former S&L and BSC Quarries diesel locomotives.

Anyone wanting to attend or for information can call 01778 344774 or 01522 682618 in the evenings only.

The reunion has been organised by the Nene Valley Railway Iron and Steel Traction Group.