Bass, Vance
February 2008
Garden Railways;Feb2008, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p120
The article discusses the speed records of steam-railways. Information is presented on the first vehicle to go over 100 miles per hour in 1893. The LNER Gresley 4-6-2 or the Mallard holds the steam-railway-speed record of 126 miles per hour in 1938. As early as 1903, electric locomotives posted speeds of 131 miles per hour.


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