Post war steam world speed record holder Sir Nigel Gresley loco in Comet country on Sunday

The great steam locomotive Sir Nigel Gresley will be passing through Comet country tomorrow (Sunday). The steam engine still holds the post-war steam speed record of 112mph set on May 23, 1959, descending southward from Stoke Summit. The engine in fact exceeded 1

The great steam locomotive Sir Nigel Gresley will be passing through Comet country on Sunday.

The steam engine still holds the post-war steam speed record of 112mph set on May 23, 1959, descending southward from Stoke Summit. The engine in fact exceeded 100mph twice on the same day.

This Sunday Sir Nigel Gresley 60007 will be pulling the Christmas Fenman from King's Cross to King's Lynn and passing through Stevenage at 12.18pm, Hitchin at 12.11pm and at Royston it will stop at 11.28am and depart at 11.49am.


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