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* Chief Mechanical Engineer of [[Great Northern Railway|GNR]] and [[London North Eastern Railway|LNER]] from 1911-1941.
 
* Chief Mechanical Engineer of [[Great Northern Railway|GNR]] and [[London North Eastern Railway|LNER]] from 1911-1941.
 
* Pioneerof articulated coaches, buffet-cars and streamlined locomotives.
 
* Pioneerof articulated coaches, buffet-cars and streamlined locomotives.
* Designer of [[Great Northern]], [[Flying Scotsman]], [[Cock o' the North]] and the record breaking [[Mallard]], K3 2-6-0 class, 02 2-8-0 class, B17 (Sandringham) 4-6-0 class for East Anglia and V2 (Green Arrow) 2-6-2 Class, all with three cylinders. <ref>[[Chris de Winter Hebron]], 50 Famous Railwaymen, 2005</ref>
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* Designer of [[Great Northern]], [[Flying Scotsman]], [[Cock o' the North]] and the record breaking [[Mallard]], K3 2-6-0 class, 02 2-8-0 class, B17 (Sandringham) 4-6-0 class for East Anglia and V2 (Green Arrow) 2-6-2 Class, all with three cylinders.  
 
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==Sources of Information==
== Notes ==
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Chris de Winter Hebron, 50 Famous Railwaymen, 2005
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Revision as of 15:48, 5 April 2007

1876-1941. Born at Edinburgh. Locomotive and carriage Engineer

Best-known for -

  • Chief Mechanical Engineer of GNR and LNER from 1911-1941.
  • Pioneerof articulated coaches, buffet-cars and streamlined locomotives.
  • Designer of Great Northern, Flying Scotsman, Cock o' the North and the record breaking Mallard, K3 2-6-0 class, 02 2-8-0 class, B17 (Sandringham) 4-6-0 class for East Anglia and V2 (Green Arrow) 2-6-2 Class, all with three cylinders.

Sources of Information

Chris de Winter Hebron, 50 Famous Railwaymen, 2005