'king George V' Loco 1968

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No title - GNWR King Class locomotive 'King George V' locomotive comes out of retirement to be restored and go on show. Swindon, Wiltshire.

M/S locomotive in shed about to be pulled out by ropes, man shouts instructions through megaphone. M/S mayor Alderman A. J. Bown and the mayoress standing...

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Cataloguer:
Emma
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
sound
Media URN:
56845
Sort Number:
68/066
Time in/Out:
01:36:37:00 / 01:37:28:00
Canister:
68/66
Film ID:
2069.18
Issue Date:
15/08/1968

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  • The locomotive seen here is GNWR "King Class" No. 6000, named "King George V".

    This engine has been preserved, and is now displayed at the National Railway Museum.

    jamied 17th May 2012
  • Thanks. Good to see so many of these trains being preserved.

    British Pathé 10th Aug 2012

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