See these marvellous pictures of two classy sisters on their way out of the city
Surviving sisters of the world’s fastest locomotive, Mallard, have steamed back to the National Railway Museum for the Autumn Great Gathering
The Mallard gets back on track this weekend – or at least the mini me version.
Prince Charles came to York today, touring two of our biggest attractions – the Minster and Railway Museum. His visit came shortly after the news that daughter in law Kate Middleton was in labour.
Queues down Leeman Road have attested to the popularity of the “Great Gathering” of A4 locos at the National Railway Museum. But one very special visitor will jump to the head of the line later this month – Prince Charles.
With one blast on Mallard’s whistle, York confirmed its position as the centre of the railway world today.
With York’s major new locomotive exhibition opening this week, Jayne Dwyer says it’s a good time to get on track with railway art.
On July 3, 1938, A4 class locomotive Mallard raced down Stoke Bank at 126mph to set a new steam locomotive world speed record. As the great gathering of all the A4 locos at the NRM approaches to mark the 75th anniversary, Bob Gwynne recalls those heady days