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Captain Tom: Train named in honour of NHS fundraiser

BBC News Wednesday, 29 April 2020
The high-speed train will enter service on Thursday, Captain Tom Moore's 100th birthday.
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Captain Tom Moore reveals he is "totally overwhelmed" by being appointed as an honorary colonel as he hits 100 years of age. He has raised millions for the NHS after walking laps in his garden as part of a humble fundraiser which quickly captured the heart of the nation.

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