On November 30 1934 The LNER Class A3 Pacific steam locomotive No. 4472 Flying Scotsman became the first Steam Locomotive to officially exceed 100mph. The Flying Scotsmanvwas built in 1923 for the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) at Doncaster Works to a design of H.N. 1,772 more words
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One of the restored locks in Stourport on Severn
Two towns, one river, two very different places.
These two Worcestershire towns are both nestled in the north eastern corner of Worcestershire and are linked by the ancient motorway, the river Severn (once the second busiest river in Europe). 726 more words