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LMS Record of 114mph

Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by James F, Jun 15, 2018.

  1. Jimc

    Jimc Part of the furniture

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    If you haven't read this Steamindex piece on Tuplin its worth reading. The engineers of the day often disagreed greatly with some of his more unconventional views. http://www.steamindex.com/library/tuplin.htm
     
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    11 June 1938 5052 with 1:55pm from Paddington passed through the Tunnel in 3 min 7 sec - average almost 85 mph with max of 98.
    Sept 1938 Railway Magazine. (Edit - and also described in Feb 1986 Railway Magazine)
     
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