The Unkown Warrior

In march the frame plates for the new "Patriot" Steam engine were cut.Carrying the name of "The Unkown Warrior",the engine will be the new National Memorial Engine,dedicated to all the brave men and women who fought and died in the Great War and in all subsequent wars.The LMS-Patriot Project, the Charitable Company which has started building a new ‘Patriot’ steam locomotive - 45551 ‘THE UNKNOWN WARRIOR’ is pleased to announce that it has received official endorsement from The Royal British Legion.It is hoped to have the Engine in Steam for 2018,the 100th anniversary of The Armistice.

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Gremlin said:
Nine years is one hell of an advanced notice for an Arrse social!

You reckon most of us will still be alive then????
I'm sure we'll be out of the sand pit by then :roll: but it will be great to see it finished.
Gremlin said:
Absolutely nothing to do with the Sandpit in my comment - I wouldn't be that bloody crass!

More of a general observation.
Yes I know. Mine was an observation, on if we'd actually have anyone available to attend then. :wink:
Gremlin said:
Point taken, but I think that we can both agree that, as a warning order, it's just a touch premature!! :mrgreen:
:D Yes I think we can agree on that!

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