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Nigel Gresley
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Born in Edinburgh, London
Born on 19th of June 1876
Died on 5th of April 1941

Born 1876. Died 1941 - Locomotive engineer.

Designed many classic trains including the Silver Jubilee and the Coronation in the 1930s. His A4 class Pacific 4-6-2 Mallard reached a world record speed for a steam locomotive of 126 mph in July 1938.

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