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Duchess of Hamilton

One of the most powerful steam locomotives to operate on British railways is on display in the Great Hall.


Date:
26 Feb 2014 - 31 Dec 2016
Time:
Price:
FREE
Audience:
Suitable for all ages
Type:
Exhibitions
Location:
Great Hall

LMS Princess Coronation Class 6229 Duchess of Hamilton is a beautiful example of its class. It was specially built for the London, Midland & Scottish Railway express service between Euston and Glasgow, and was one of the most powerful steam locomotives to operate on British railways.

Find out more via our Collection page, or watch the video below.

Background: 'Skegness is so Bracing' LNER Poster