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Monday 1st of July 2013

  • Thorite helps Mallard whistle up a celebration

    Thorite helps Mallard whistle up a celebration

    Monday 1st July 2013

    When A4 class locomotive Mallard raced down Stoke Bank at 126mph on the 3rd of July 1938, its whistle wide open and its boiler roaring, few people would have imagined the world steam speed record it set would last until the present day. Now, as part of a spectacular celebration at York's National Railway Museum called Mallard 75, a compressor from Thorite will enable the engine's iconic whistle to wail once more.

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