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The plaques were proposed and designed by Morley headmaster Harry Underwood, a keen steam enthusiast, in There were two ways of testing and comparing locomotives: The results of these trials would be used to help design the British Railways Standard locomotives. The express passenger locomotive designs which would be compared were: Mallard with the number 'E22' during the Locomotive exchange of Three Gresley A4 locomotives were chosen to represent the Eastern Region: E22 Mallard, Seagull and Lord Faringdon.
All of the locomotives had the Kylchap double blastpipe chimney arrangement and were fresh from Doncaster works. Mallard had emerged from Doncaster with a fresh coat of post-war garter blue livery, stainless steel numbers 22 with a small 'E' painted above them for Eastern regionnew boiler its fourth and third tender of its career.
E22 Mallard was used on 8 June on the Waterloo-Exeter route. Driver Marrable took the famous A4 with a load of tons tare, tons full, the same that had been used on the previous trip by British India Line.
Mallard reached Clapham Junction in 6 minutes 57 seconds and Woking in 28 minutes 47 seconds. At Hook there were adverse signals, causing Mallard to slow to a crawl. Even so, Salisbury was reached in minutes and 28 seconds. Despite the signals earlier, the train was only 5-and-a-half minutes late.
The net time was Mallard failed after this trial and Seagull took over. On 10 June Seagull achieved the run in 96 minutes 22 seconds, but had departed 3 minutes late, meaning Seagull had arrived with the same load 3.
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Until September it was steam-hauled. In its day it was the longest non-stop run in the world.
Two crews were needed for the six-and-a-half-hour run. They were able to change over mid-journey by using a corridor tender. Only a few locomotives other than Mallard had such a tender. The last steam-hauled Elizabethans ran on 8 Septemberthe northbound "Down" in British railway parlance train was accompanied by photographers, journalists and performance recorders.
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Their outputs were uncoordinated and have only come to light over many years. Mallard hauled the train, with sister loco Union of South Africa hauling the corresponding "Up" train. This has recently been reproduced in a compendium of railway-related pieces from The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph over the years.
The photographers appear to have been from British Railway's own photography unit. Some of the photographs of the trip have survived in the "Liverpool Street Collection" at the National Railway Museum.
Four of them were reproduced in a minority publication in one of them — showing Driver Birkett using the corridor tender — has been used in magazines since. Triangulation occurred in Railway Magazine in when a log of the run was published, with narrative, taken from Railway Performance Society's archives.
The train arrived three minutes early after a run involving several speed checks and was interpreted as a credit to men, system and machine. This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
June Mallard front view Mallard in Mallard was released into traffic for the first time on 3 March It was the first A4 to be fitted with a Kylchap double blast pipe from new.
This was one of the factors that led to its selection for the attempt on the world rail speed record in July of that year. Evolution[ edit ] Lucky Diamond Rich is "the world's most tattooed person", and has tattoos covering his entire body. He holds the Guinness World Records title as of [update].
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