SK9135 : 1930s Buffet Car, Grantham Festival of Speed

taken 6 years ago, near to Grantham, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

1930s Buffet Car, Grantham Festival of Speed
1930s Buffet Car, Grantham Festival of Speed
A similar view to SK9135 : Grantham Festival of Speed - Before the Event, but this time taken on the Saturday when the festival site was open to members of the public.
Grantham Festival of Speed 2013
Over the weekend of 7th and 8th of September, The famous locomotive Mallard was the centrepiece of a free East Coast 'Festival of Speed' open 10am - 5pm each day at Grantham railway station.

The event formed part of the 75th anniversary celebrations of when the speed record was set just south of Grantham at Stoke Bank when the A4 Class steam locomotive hit 126mph on 3rd July, 1938 (Mallard75 LinkExternal link National Rail Museum).

The National Railway Museum reported, via its Facebook page, that the Grantham Festival of Speed attracted over 15,000 visitors over the weekend.

LinkExternal link Festival website
LinkExternal link BBC News Lincolnshire
LinkExternal link Grantham Journal

LinkExternal link Collection of photos (South Kesteven District Council Facebook page)
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Saturday, 7 September, 2013   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 14 September, 2013
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Historic sites and artefacts  Railways 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 9148 3513 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:54.3497N 0:38.4769W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 9147 3515
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