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I just found this streamliner train on Wiki and thought it was great. According to the article:

Preserved British steam locomotive of the former London, Midland and Scottish (LMS) Railway, Princess Coronation Class No. 6229 Duchess of Hamilton, 6 June 2009. The locomotive was built as a streamliner in 1938 in a blue and silver livery, and was exported to the United States (painted as Class sister No. 6220) for a 3,000 mile tour and visit to the 1939 New York World's Fair, before returning in 1942. The streamlining was removed in 1947 for ease of maintenance. She was re-streamlined in 2009 and put on display at the National Railway Museum in York.

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Comment by Cap'n Tony on July 9, 2010 at 9:54am
That is one cool train!
Comment by lord_k on July 9, 2010 at 4:36am
Finally re-streamlined!
I've got a batch of her pre-2009 photos. A beauty.
Comment by Myke DeArden on July 8, 2010 at 10:15pm
These are some of my favorite trains. All of the streamliners that appeared just before the engines all went diesel are super sexy.
Comment by Piper Williams on July 8, 2010 at 10:42am
She's a beaut!
Comment by Tome Wilson on July 8, 2010 at 9:06am
Those are some nice lines. I'm sure Lord K would love to see this.
Comment by Hayen Mill on July 8, 2010 at 5:19am
It looks beautiful. Its incredible that its still a steam locomotive

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