Gathering of Mallard crews

More than 75 crew members who manned the footplate of the world's fastest locomotive, Mallard, and its sisters in their final decades on the tracks will be gathering at the National Railway Museum in York today, October 26.

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Rail crews reunite for Mallard celebration

Former train crews reunite in York Credit: ITV Yorkshire

More than 75 crew members who manned the footplate of the world's fastest locomotive , Mallard, and its sisters in their final decades on the tracks have gathering at the National Railway Museum in York.

As part of the Mallard museum's 75th anniversary celebrations, it is the first time many of the crews have seen each other since the railway's heyday

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Mallard's crews reunion

Mallard, the world's fastest locomotive
Mallard, the world's fastest locomotive Credit: ITV Yorkshire

More than 75 crew members who manned the footplate of the world's fastest locomotive , Mallard, and its sisters in their final decades on the tracks will be gathering at the National Railway Museum in York today.

This is the first time many of the firemen and driver teams will have met since their railway heyday. It is part of the museum's Mallard 75th anniversary celebrations.