East Coast express Power - MikeMorant
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The Gresley Society : London - North Eastern Flyer 2/5/64 LNER Gresley A3 pacific 60106 Flying Fox in her final form passes through Finsbury Park at the start of a speedy journey, with a water stp at Peterborough, to Doncaster where 4472 took over the duty to York and Darlington. 60106 did, indeed, fly as noted on the sixbellsjunction web site which informs us that the depicted engine attained 95 mph on the descent of Stoke bank during the return journey. I was a passenger on this trip and I recall the buzz of anticipatation at the time as we started the climb from Grantham. After a distinguished career of 41 years she was withdrawn from New England mpd only seven months after this picture was taken.