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Stainless steel steam locomotive as challenger of diesel electrics Featured King Rail Print

Stainless steel steam locomotive as challenger of diesel electrics

Stainless steel steam locomotive as challenger of diesel electrics.
The new stainless steel steam locomotive has been introduced on the Burlington Railroad in America to battle with diesel electric locomotives of the same line to determine which is the King of the rails.
Weighing 400 tons loaded, the stainless steel locomotive is said to have a cruising speed of 100 to 125 miles an hour. The diesel electrics used by the same line on the Chicago-Denver run away 216 tons, have been clocked at 122 miles an hour .
Photo shows, the new stainless steel steam locomotive.
22 April 1937


Inter-City 125 Featured King Rail Print

Inter-City 125

15th May 1978: The Scotsman, the high speed, Inter-City 125 train, gliding out of London's King's Cross station, on its way to Edinburgh. The train is part of the new British Rail Inter-City service which will travel at speeds of up to 125 mph, thus cutting the previous time for journeys between the two cities. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

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Non-Stop Scotsman Featured King Rail Print

Non-Stop Scotsman

11th May 1928: The 150 ton LNER Pacific class locomotive Flying Scotsman, pulling the train of the same name, leaving King's Cross Station in London on its first non-stop run to Edinburgh. Passengers travelled the 393 miles in style enjoying new luxury features including a cocktail bar and a hairdressing salon. (Photo by Walter Bellamy/London Express/Getty Images)