Music lovers would be able to travel to the Glastonbury on Eavis Express later this summer after the fest founder had a train named in his honor. Well, a high-speed train that was earlier known as Power Car No 43026 will now be called “Michael Eavis”.
The fest logo will also be there on the First Great Western train that would run between Paddington station (west London) and South Wales and south west of England. In June, up to two thousand people every day could see themselves on board travelling to Castle Cary, which is the nearest station to Glastonbury.
Michael Eavis told that he was really happy with the honor. He said that there have been ups and downs over the past forty five years of the fest but this is one of the best moments. He really fell in love with trains when he along with his family used to travel to Somerset coast by rail. Read more »