Nice to see this reported: http://www.onerailway.com/latest_information/news/one_railway_to_name_locomotive_royal_anglian_regiment 19 November 2007 National Express Groups one railway, the train operator for London and the East of England is to name a Class 90 electric locomotive Royal Anglian Regiment in a ceremony taking place at London Liverpool Street station, on Thursday 22nd November. The naming is being held in recognition of the homecoming of the 1st Battalion Royal Anglian Regiment from their recent tour-of-duty in Afghanistan. A serving soldier of the Battalion will unveil the nameplates in a ceremony at the station at 10.00am attended by families and soldiers of the Royal Anglian Regiment. The Under Secretary of State for Defence, Derek Twigg MP will be a guest of the Regiment and one railway at the event. Families and soldiers from the 1st Battalion Royal Anglian Regiment will then be the first to travel on the newly named Royal Anglian Regiment locomotive when they travel to the Battalions Homecoming Parade which is being held in Norwich later that day. The Royal Anglian Regiment nameplates have been restored by one railway and will again be a prominent feature on the Norwich to London mainline service. They were originally fitted to a locomotive on the route in 1985. As part of one railways support for the Regiment, the train operator is providing complimentary train travel for over 100 soldiers and family members to travel by train to the Homecoming Parade in Norwich on 22nd November, and a further 100 to travel to the second homecoming event being held in Bury St. Edmunds the following day. The homecoming on Thursday 22nd November is being held in Norwich at 14.00, where the Battalion will exercise its Freedom of Norwich in the presence of the Lord Mayor and their Colonel in Chief, HRH the Duke of Gloucester, prior to marching to Norwich Cathedral for a service of remembrance and thanksgiving. Andrew Chivers, Managing Director for one railway said: We are delighted to restore the Royal Anglian Regiment nameplates to their rightful place on the Norwich to London mainline service, whilst paying tribute to the dedication and commitment of the 1st Battalion of the Royal Anglian Regiment in their recent work in Afghanistan. one railway is proud to play our part in the Regiments homecoming through the naming of this locomotive. Nice one - I might just pop along at 10:00 to watch.