Kenneth Grange is to be given a knighthood as part of the New Year's honours.
The designer is responsible for such iconic pieces as the London cab and the 125 inter-city trains.
John Andrews met with him earlier this year to ask him about his incredible career...
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Unsettled outlook for the rest of the weekend
Unsettled, windy and showery outlook
Lifeguards are back patrolling some of the west country's busiest beaches from today for the summer season.