31 Dec 2019

New Year Honours: Bob Norling

From Summer Times 2020/2021, 9:32 am on 31 December 2019

Bob Norling has been involved in the railways for his entire adult life. He's a founder and chair of the Main Trunk Rail Organisation since 2001, an organisation established with the aim of preserving railway history. He also led the effort to erect a memorial site for the victims of the 1953 Tangiwai Disaster and has helped to restore the Ohakune Coach Road as a popular walking and cycling trail.

Bob has been awarded the Queen's Service Medal for services to railway heritage and the community.

Bob Norling is the recipient of a Queens Service Medal for services to railway heritage and the community.

Bob Norling is the recipient of a Queens Service Medal for services to railway heritage and the community. Photo: Supplied / Bob Norling

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