The Fastest Steam Locomotive On The Planet

The Mallard, the world’s fastest steam engine passing through York Station. Brought out of mothballs and seen in 1988 when it took part in commemorations. Designed by Nigel Gresley , this loco holds the record for speed, on 3 July 1938, the A4 class locomotive Mallard raced down Stoke Bank at 126 mph to set a new steam locomotive world speed record, that still stands today.

The Mallard

‘ Mallard ‘

Oil on canvas 20 x 30 in

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