Silver Jubilee (train)
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The Silver Jubilee was a named train of the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER). It commenced service on 30 September 1935, the train travelling between London King's Cross and Newcastle. It did this at an average speed of 67 mph, taking four hours to complete the journey.
The train set a new standard for speed in Britain, at that time. Service continued until the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939.
- Winchester, Clarence, ed. (6 December 1935), "The Silver Jubilee", Railway Wonders of the World, pp. 1436–1442, contemporary description of the train