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Torbay Express - GWR

Few companies cherished tradition like the Great Western Railway (GWR). Look at its premier express engine, the King class.

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The last steam loco to be overhauled at Crewe Works Britannia 70013 (Oliver Cromwell) July

6002 King William IV approaches Lapworth at over 80 mph with the twelve o’clock from Snow Hill in September 1961

6002 King William IV approaches Lapworth at over 80 mph with the twelve o’clock from Snow Hill in September 1961

Q1 - Funny looking 'Austerity' locomotive but one of the strongest and most reliable locos ever built - I love them!

SR class train engine that Dunn's British train engineer drove before the war. Note the three big drive wheels, but no small leading or trailing wheels, thus the designation of

PICTURES: History made as first passenger trains for 44 years run from Swanage to Wareham (From Bournemouth Echo)

PICTURES: History made as first passenger trains for 44 years run from Swanage to Wareham (From Bournemouth Echo)

Helen Warlow (@HWarlow) | Twitter Great painting of GWR Collett King class locomotive heading it's train over the bridge whilst a bus passes beneath

GWR Collett King class loco heading its train over the bridge whilst a bus passes underneath”

13/08/1960 - Swindon. | Best viewed 'Original' size. Not the… | Flickr

13/08/1960 - Swindon. | Best viewed 'Original' size. Not the… | Flickr

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GWR 6024 King Edward, piloting a SR West Country Pacific on a special from Temple Meads, Bristol

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