New streamlined monsters of the LNER
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The first of the five new Dominion type streamlined engines of the LNER will be put into service on the Coronation London Edinburgh trains for the first time on Monday. These trains, representing the latest in modern British engineering, are capable of 130 miles per hour. Each is named after one of the Dominions, those not used on the Coronation train will be put into service on the West Riding run. A line of grace, power and speed. Left to right, the Dominion of New Zealand, Empire of India, Dominion of Canada, Union of Southh Africa and Commonwealth of Australia seen ready for inspection by officials at Kings Cross station. July 3rd 1937.