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Class A4 4-6-2 Pacific steam locomotive 4468 Mallard
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Class A4 4-6-2 Pacific steam locomotive 4468 Mallard

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Class A4 4-6-2 Pacific steam locomotive 4468 Mallard
13/07/2013
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  • Malcolm Secrett
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  • Steam Power and Railways
  • Yorkshire
Railway Mallard Sir Nigel Gresley
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Mallard is at the National Railway Museum, York.

Number 4468 Mallard is a London and North Eastern Railway Class A4 4-6-2 Pacific steam locomotive built at Doncaster, England in 1938. The A4 class was designed by Sir Nigel Gresley to power high-speed streamlined trains.

Mallard is the holder of the world speed record for steam locomotives at 125.88 mph (202.58 km/h). The record was achieved on 3 July 1938. The driver was Joseph Duddington with fireman Thomas Bray.
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National Railway Museum York, Leeman Road, York, York YO26 4XJ, UK (53°57′37″N, 1°5′46″W)

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