We are lucky to have regular contributions from former engine driver John Anthony. John was born in 1938 when Mallard sped to 126 mph. As a volunteer driver, John has driven Mallard. Clan line, Duchess of Hamilton, Princess M Rose, Bahamas, Green Arrow, Sir Lamiel, Princess Elizabeth, Taw Valley, Sir Nigel Gresley, Duke of Gloucester, George Stephenson, Blue Peter, Britannia, The Great Marquess and City of Wells. John’s posts give a real flavour of what it is like to be a driver of a steam engine and make for excellent reading!