The late John Peel is to have a train named after him – and Ian has been asked to perform Does This Train Stop on Merseyside? at the naming ceremony.
Speaking highly of the Amsterdam single from 2005, Peel’s widow Sheila Ravenscroft said: “He wasn’t capable of playing it without crying. If he played it on the radio he’d have to put something on straight afterwards because he wouldn’t be able to speak.”
The naming ceremony will take place at Liverpool South Parkway Interchange in Garston.
Read more in this BBC news article.