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|GWR 'King' Class engine No.6021 'King Richard III' hauling the Cornish Riviera express from Paddington to Penzance. In the late 1920's when the 'King' class engines were built Penzance was reached in 6 hrs 20 min.||Class A4 No 4498 'Sir Nigel Gresley' depicted hauling the 'Flying Scotsman' Kings Cross to Edinburgh express. The engine was renumbered 60007 by British Railways and has been preserved by the Sir Nigel Gresley Locomotive Preservation Trust Ltd. (Click here to visit their web site)|
|LMS 'Coronation' Class 46243 'City of Lancaster'depicted hauling the 'Royal Scot' Euston to Glasgow express. For an excellent web page about the express ''click here''||Battle of Britain Class 34086 219 Squadron depicted hauling the 'Golden Arrow' express. In the days of steam trains it was a 'crack' express of Pullman coaches running from London Victoria to Dover and by ferry on to Paris Gare du Nord. For more details of the Golden Arrow 'click here'|
|Great Western Railway 'Castle' Class No. 5069 Isambard Kingdom Brunel depicted hauling the 'Cheltenham Flyer' express from Paddington to Cheltenham. In June 1932 a Castle Class engine in under 57 minutes, an average speed of 81.7 mph For more details of the Cheltenham Flyer and the Cornish Riviera Express click here||
And here are the stamps they were used on - issued in 1985!
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