The Rocket May 1980 page five

Resource Type: Image | Posted on 12th December 2011 by Liam Physick

On this page, three schoolchildren at Rainhill St. Ann’s Infant School lucky enough to witness Flying Scotsman’s visit recall the experience. One, Andrew Grundy, mentions how he previously saw “the most famous engine in the world” at Steamtown in Carnforth, now the base of the West Coast Railway Company. All three describe their excitement at seeing the iconic locomotive: apparently, it was then followed by a diesel-hauled express train

The Rocket May 1980 page five

Tagged under: steam locomotives, tender locomotives, diesel locomotives, rainhill, rainhill station, pacific class locomotives, london and north eastern railway, the rocket magazine, flying scotsman, class a1a3 locomotives

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