The Gresley Reference
Sir Nigel Gresley ~ The Personality Behind the Engineer A personal view by Derrick Hasted. A pen portrait of Sir Nigel, originally published in the 23rd May 1999 anniversary train booklet ‘40 Years On’.
An A4 by Any Other Name ~ Mel Haigh chronicles the origins, names and numbers of the A4 Pacifics.
A Tangle of Tenders ~ Mel Haigh follows the tenders attached to A4 locomotives. You thought that an engine kept the same tender all its life? Read on!
Mallard ~ How the Gresley A4 Pacific 'Mallard' achieved the unbeaten world record speed for steam traction.
1933 ~ The designer was Mr Gresley, his A3 Pacifics were at the forefront of technology, and there were great hopes for his new experimental locomotive. How it appeared to people at the time.
LNER Locomotive Classes ~ The letter in the locomotive class number indicates the wheel arrangement. A table of the class group letters, plus links to class listings.
The Devil of Drakelowe. A medieval ghost story - with a fascinating punch-line for Gresley enthusiasts.
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