Six historic Doncaster-built steam locomotives will be reunited later this year on the 75th anniversary of the Mallard passing 126 mph to set a new world speed record.
On July 3, 1938, the 4468 Mallard, the first of the class to be fitted with a double chimney, became the world’s fastest locomotive, stripping the German’s of the title by just 2 mph.
Now 75 years on, the six surviving A4 locomotives will be brought together at the National Railway Museum in York to mark the anniversary.
The ‘great gathering’ has brought two of Mallard’s sisters home for the first time in nearly half a century.
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“My Toy Train Story” is a children’s train video, telling the delightful story to two toy trains that go on an amazing journey to a magical place called “Tracks No More” where the tracks end and trains are free to explore and have adventures. Along the way they meet interesting characters and learn about friendship, team work and helping others in need.
“My Toy Train Story” features three photo personalized starring roles. Available on DVD or as a HD Digital download. More