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Images Dated 2003

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Choose from 34 pictures in our Images Dated 2003 collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery. We are proud to offer this selection in partnership with National Railway Museum.


Mallard, London & North Eastern Railway locomotive no 4468, 1938 Featured 2003 Print

Mallard, London & North Eastern Railway locomotive no 4468, 1938

Mallard pulling a Friends of the National Railway Museum 10th anniversary special, The Scarborough Flyer, heading for Scarborough via the Harrogate-Leeds-York loop, 26 April 1987. The A4 Pacific class Mallard was designed by Sir Nigel Gresley (1876-1941), the chief engineer of the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER). On Sunday 3 July 1938, the 4-6-2 locomotive reached a speed of 126 mph (203 kph) on a straight stretch of track between Grantham and Peterborough, achieving a new world speed record for steam locomotives which remains unbroken to this day

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City of Truro 4-4-0 City class steam locomotive, No 3440, 1903. This Featured 2003 Print

City of Truro 4-4-0 City class steam locomotive, No 3440, 1903. This

City of Truro 4-4-0 City class steam locomotive, No 3440, 1903. This locomotive was designed by William Dean for the Great Western Railway and built at Swindon in 1903. It is reputed to be the first locomotive to travel at a speed of over 100 mph, reaching a speed of 102.3 mph at White Ball, Somerset, in 1904. The City of Truro was withdrawn from general service in 1931, but after full restoration in the 1950s, has been used to haul occasional special trains. Here, the locomotive is shown hauling a special excursion train on the York to Scarborough line, c 1970s

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Mallard 4-6-2 steam locomotive no 4468, 3 July 1938 Featured 2003 Print

Mallard 4-6-2 steam locomotive no 4468, 3 July 1938

Mallard on Sunday 3 July 1938 at Barkston on the East Coast Main Line just prior to its record-breaking run. The locomotive reached a speed of 126 mph on a straight stretch of track between Grantham and Peterborough, achieving a new world record for steam locomotives. This class A4 locomotive was designed by Sir Nigel Gresley (1876-1941), the chief mechanical engineer for the London & North Eastern Railway and built at the railway's works in Doncaster

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