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.
LNER express train "Silver Jubilee" leaving Newcastle.