Dorset County Association
All Saints
Thursday, 25 November 2010 in 2h 50 (8–0–27)
5006 Tregenna Castle Surprise Major
Robert D S Brown
1 Frederick J Sage
2 Sheila C Matthews
3 Mervyn C Way
4 Michael Hatchett
5 Lesley A Knipe
6 Jeffrey Knipe
7 Robert D S Brown
8 Timothy F Collins (C)
Remembering Great Western Castle Class Loccomotive 5006 Tregenna Castle, Built June 1927. First shed allocation Old Oak Common. last shed allocation Carmarthen. Withdrawn April 1962.
on 6 June 1932 ,5006 Tregenna Castle, covered the 77.25 miles from Swindon to Paddington at an average speed of 81.68 mph start-to-stop (124.3 km at an average speed of 131.4 km/h). This world record for steam traction was widely regarded as an astonishing feat.
First Peal in the method
Tregenna Castle Surprise Major
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