One of Britain’s most loved trains passes through March

TRAINSPOTTERS from Fenland were left delighted when one of Britain’s most loved trains passed through March on Thursday September 23.

The number 30777 (Sir Lamiel) is the sole surviving example of Southern Railway’s King Arthur Class 4-6-0, that were built by the North British Locomotive Company in Glasgow in 1925.

The famous steam train has been preserved and is part of the National Collection at the National Railway Museum in York.

It was travelling from Sheringham to Barrow Hill, near Chesterfield and has gained extra notoriety among train enthusiasts after appearing on ITV’s drama classic, Agatha Christie’s Poirot.


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