Ton up star at steam gala

One of the first steam railway engines to top 100mph will be doing a more sedate pace at the North Norfolk railway at the weekend.

The former Great Western Railway giant from the National Railway Museum was built in 1903 and is now in new livery.

It is one of the stars at a spring steam gala running on the line between Sheringham and Holt on March 12-13.

Other engines include a former Eastern Region shunting locomotive, LMS Jinty 3F, and London Transport Pannier Tank.

The railways restored Quad-Art Coaches will also be in action.

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