6-Year Old Applies for Position of Museum Director, Gets Job

Sam Pointon, 6, loves trains. So when the director of the National Railway Museum in York, UK, retired, he applied for the job. And he got one:

In his application Sam wrote: "I have an electric train track. I am good on my train track. I can control two trains at once."

Bosses were so taken with his enthusiasm they offered him a role as director of fun.

Sam said: "It is the best job in the world. I love it. It is good fun.

"My favourite is the steam engine, I like it when the wheels go round."

Asked what qualified him for the role at the railways museum, he answered: "I've been on loads of trains, including the Eurostar.

You can watch a video of Sam at work at the link.

Link via Urlesque | Photo: BBC

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