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An inspirational journey of body positivity

  

By Chris Sweeney | Published on 10 May 2019

In the UK, just five per cent of Britain’s 19,000 train drivers are women, and one of these women is my next story of transformation, Polly McGillivray from Southern Railway.

Polly’s journey has taken her across two continents as a driver, teaching a new generation of drivers, to her new role as a Competence Development Manager. She’s been given the freedom to train and help create a new breed of driver, and I hope you enjoy her own story of inspiration, body positivity, mental health and transformation through working in the rail industry.

More about Chris

Christopher Sweeney is a writer, director, producer and co-creator of the hit podcast Homo Sapiens alongside Will Young. His recent credits include The Luisa Omielan Show (BBC) and the Short Film Teddy. He will shortly commence filming on the six 1 hour part comedy Back To Life for the BBC, starring Daisy Haggard.


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