Engine Christened - The "Suffolk Regiment" 1935

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    Ipswich, Suffolk

    WS. The newly named "The Suffolk Regiment" locomotive the latest addition to the L.N.E.R. line standing at a platform and decorated with Minden roses emblem of the regiment. LS. Brigadier General Sir John Ponsonby the Colonel in Chief on a stage. WS. The engine at the platform the Union Jack on it's side drops away to reveal the name plate and the steam pours out from the train's whistle.

    WS. "The Suffolk regiment" at Bury St. Edmunds pan along to see the train's carriages.

    N.B. LNER stands for London North Eastern Railway.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/06/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    12365
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    831.20
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:25:00 / 01:34:09:00
    Canister:
    35/51
    Sort Number:
    35/051
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  • At 00:05, bald gentleman in dark suit at bottom of podium holding notes is William Whitelaw, Chairman of the LNER and father of the Conservative politician. Chap with hat and moustache behind him looks like Arthur (AH) Peppercorn who was later CME of the LNER.

    jwealleans 4th Jun 2014

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