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Mallard at Peterborough North 1956

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A4 Pacific 60022, formerly 4468, “Mallard” cruising into Platform 2 at Peterborough North Station in 1956 – some 18 years after setting a world speed record for a steam locomotive of 125.88mph on a stretch of line between Little Bytham and Essendine.

Mallard is currently on display at the National Railway Museum at York.