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Quickword No. 3

What is the name of the steam locomotive which in 1938 reached 125.88 mph, still a world record? And who designed it? See 5 across and 4 down.

Dabbling duck; record-breaking steam locomotive.
Yorkshire river which runs through Wensleydale.
Issue official permission to have or use something.
Permanent resident of a city or country, with rights.
Baby’s bed.
Small garden bird.
Deserve by labour.
Sir Nigel Gresley, locomotive engineer.
Cato the Younger (95-46 BC), famously incorruptible Roman senator.


A short video of ‘Bittern’ and her sister locomotive at speed.

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This is 60019 ‘Bittern’, sister to the engine which still holds the world speed record for a steam locomotive at 125.88mph. What was that engine called, and who designed it? See 5 across and 4 down.

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