Silver Jubilee Train. 1935 25/10/2012
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October 25th, 1935

Left Newcastle at 10 a.m. on the Silver Jubilee train and arrived at King’s Cross, London, on the stroke of 2 p. m. an average speed of over 67 miles per hour. A wonderful train, perfectly sprung and at no time was there any sensation of excessive speed. Had booked at the Metropole Hotel or may have had difficulty in finding rooms. Full houses everywhere – hotels, cinemas, theatres. The word “depression” did not appear to apply but of course it was Motor Show week. A very good excuse for... Read More