Inaugural run of the LNER express train 'Silver Jubilee'. Sir Nigel Gresley is standing on the footplate. Sir Nigel Gresley introduced the LNER Class A4 locomotives in 1935 to pull a new train called the Silver Jubilee, between London King's Cross and Newcastle. The new service was named in celebration of King George V's 25th year of reign.
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