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Train Glossary: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Sir Nigel Gresley

Some photos of the A4 Class locomotive Sir Nigel Gresley. This locomotive is the same as the Mallard which still holds the record as the fastest steam locomotive in the world.
Sir Nigel Gresley
On 3 July 1938 Mallard reached a speed of 125mph (202km/hour) between Grantham and Peterborough. The run was part of trials of the brake equipment of the streamlined coaches of the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER).
Sir Nigel Gresley
The engine weighed 165 tons and was over 68 feet (21 metres) long.
Sir Nigel Gresley
A 4-6-2 locomotive.
Sir Nigel Gresley
The six driving wheels were more than 6 foot 6 inches (2m) in diameter.

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Train Glossary: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z