Coronation Scot

Coronation Scot

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Coronation Scot was a named express passenger train of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway inaugurated in 1937 for the Coronation of King George VI which ran until the start of the war in 1939. It ran on the West Coast Main Line between London and Glasgow, stopping at Carlisle for crew change and to pick up and set down passengers to and from London only. The service was designed to compete with the rival services on the East Coast Main Line, for prestigious London to Scotland traffic. It was scheduled to completed the journey from London to Glasgow in 6 hours 30 minutes. The streamlined Coronation Class locomotives were specially developed for the service, and were amongst the most powerful steam locomotives to operate on British railways.show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135765566
  • 9786135765564