15th January 1948: Britain's first main line diesel train leaving St Pancras for a test run to Derby and Manchester. The locomotive's designer H A Ivatt is climbing on board. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
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Topical Press Agency / Stringer
15 January, 1948
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