The Duchess of Sutherland’s steam locomotive will stop Nuneaton this weekend – when you can see it

The Duchess of Sutherland locomotive will call at Nuneaton this weekend. It will begin its journey from London on Saturday March 19 and travel to Chester.

As part of this, the steam locomotive must stop at Nuneaton station. CoventryLive understands the service will not stop to pick up passengers until around 10.13am.

It will be at Platform 2 and its arrival will be a huge hit with train fans across the region. This is the second time the famous engine has stopped in the city in less than six months.

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In December last year, he visited as part of a special trip to the Christmas market.


It was built in 1938 for the London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS). It is a Pacific 4-6-2 locomotive built as part of the Coronation LMS class for its express passenger services.

Withdrawn by British Railways in 1964, the locomotive was initially sold to Bultins in Scotland. In 1996 the locomotive was acquired by the Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust with the hope of being refitted on the main line. In 2001, 46233 was restored to working order and since then regularly aired on the national network.

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