Please vote and share this poll! This poll is now closed. Results will be announced on 10th May in issue 21 of UK Heritage Hub.
Contenders for the award of most famous steam locomotive are…
The First “Modern” Steam locomotive:
The first unofficial 100 mph world steam record holder:
The first official 100mph world steam record holder:
The world steam record holder at 126 mph:
Australia’s most famous steam locomotive:
The last locomotive overhauled by BR:
The last locomotive built by BR:
One of the children’s favourite’s:
A train powered by magic:
The King of Copley Hill:
The youngest mainline steam engine in the UK:
Throughout March 2013, we were accepting nominations for a shortlist of the “most famous steam locomotives” to put together a poll to find the winner. Today after 118 different nominations; the shortlist can be revealed and the poll go live for voting! Special thanks for pictures from Rowan Jackson (70013 Oliver Cromwell) and Christopher Sutcliffe (4468 Mallard and 92220 Evening Star) of UK Heritage Hub (Click here to download and read it) plus Thomas Barnes (3801), Nick Littlewood (6000 King George V) and Simon Martin of the British Railway stories (60114 WP Allen).