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Railway work experience transforms life of local teenager

A local resident has had his life transformed through work experience at Luton railway station.

Gaz Ford (17), who was diagnosed with autism at an early age, has improved his confidence since working at Luton.

Gaz’s job role includes making station announcements, helping passengers with enquiries and assisting with heavy luggage. The job has given him the confidence to speak to others.

And Gaz has impressed staff so much that he now works two days a week at Luton. Station Manager Joe Healy said: “He is a real asset to our team and passengers are always pleased to see him on duty.”

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