Transport - Rail - Steam Locomotives - The Mallard
The 'Mallard', the fastest steam locomotive in the world, on a journey before the London and North Eastern locomotive was retired by British Rail in 1963. The legendary steam train has been a major attraction for the past decade at the National Railway Museum in York. Now it is planned to bring the 'Mallard' out of retirement and spend
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Settle to Carlisle railway line wins international accolade
The Scots Guardsman locomotive crosses the Ribblehead Viaduct at the start of this years Cumbrian Mountain Express service on the Settle to Carlisle railway line, which has been recognised as the second best spectacular railway journey in the World in the ABC American news Network top ten Great railway journeys.
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Steam Trains Pass
The Flying Scotsman (centre), pulling the Orient Express out of London towards Bath, passes the Cathedral Express, pulled by a 1955 Standard 5 engine number 73096, in Basingstoke. * They met alonsgide a South West Trains service as they marked the anniversary of the end of stream train travel in British Rail s Southern Region on July 9, 1967.
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