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Identifying the Norseman Train

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Old 21st February 2019, 11:25
norseman norseman is offline
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Identifying the Norseman Train

Hi everyone I am new to this forum. I recall as a young lad back in the early 60s taking the train from Kings Cross to Newcastle-Upon-Tyne then on to the North Sea crossing to Norway. I am trying to identify the class of train that would have taken me from KX. I believe it was BR East. I have managed to find out through the York Railway museum that the headboard of the train was called 'NORSEMAN'. It was a summer service three times a week. The headboard used to be on the LNER service in the 1930s but in the late 50s it was used by BR. I would be grateful if someone more knowledgeable could point me in the right direction. I would love to identify the class of train so that I could purchase a Brachmann or Hornby model of the train. Many thanks


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Old 21st February 2019, 19:50
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Probably an A4 pacific as here:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/F...Brooksbank.jpg
00 Headboards available here http://www.sankeyscenics.co.uk/title...o-r/4568461898

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