Gresley, Sir Nigel (1876 - 1941)

One of Britain′s most famous steam locomotive engineers, who rose to become Chief Mechanical Engineer of the London and North Eastern Railway - LNER.

Designed Mallard locomotive which set the world speed record for a steam engine at 126 mph and this record still stands today.

See also: Steam Engine.

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