Duchess of Hamilton
Railways • 1h 18m
One of 38 Coronation Class 4-6-2s built in Crewe by the LMS, Duchess of Hamilton is part of the National Collection now and was brought back into main line use in the 1980s. In this programme, we look at her main line runs starting with her test runs in 1990 following her second major overhaul.
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