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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 2, Issue 7 (November 1, 1927)


Locomotive records are among the most changeable of railway data. Only a few months ago there was announced in these letters the introduction of the “Lord Nelson” type of express passenger engine on the Southern Railway of England, ranking as the most powerful locomotive in Britain. Now comes a new type of fast passenger engine (the creation of the Great Western shops at Swindon), known as the “King” class, to oust the “Lord Nelson” from its place of honour at the head of the Home locomotive list.