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Glossary Results for Word "Sunny South Special"

Sunny South Special A weekday train which ran between the LNWR and Eastbourne, via Brighton. In the years before 1914, the main portion left Manchester at 11.20; Liverpool and Birmingham portions were attached at Rugby; the return train left Eastbourne at 11.25. At the beginning of Bowen Cooke’sExplain 'Bowen Cooke, Charles J (1859—1920)' term as Locomotive Superintendent, LBSCExplain 'London, Brighton & South Coast Railway (LBSCR)' superheater tank engines took the train to and from Rugby and experience with these engines may have been instrumental in his introduction of superheating on the LNWR.