The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #162185   Message #3858637
Posted By: Mr Red
03-Jun-17 - 11:05 AM
Thread Name: BS: The Essence of England
Subject: RE: BS: The Essence of England
Ah - the power of publicity. the power of the myth, the power of a name.
The fastest steam loco will remain AFAIK the Mallard 120 since you ask.
And the first train to reach 102.3 mph (in 1904!) acknowledged but not authenticated was the City of Truro. the timing was not authenticated by a second person, but the timer was a journalist so it must be true!