Archive King shots from Chris Newman

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Many thanks to Chris Newman for allowing me to publish these lovely black and white shots from the early 1960's when the Kings were still hauling schedules express passenger services and one from when, sadly, it was all over.

6023 King Edward II races towards Twyford station with a Paddington bound express. Circa 1961-62 © Chris Newman

6023 King Edward II races towards Twyford station with a Paddington bound express. Circa 1961-62 © Chris Newman

6004 King George III heads out of London with train 1F46 just past Twyford station. Circa 1961-62 © Chris Newman

6004 King George III heads out of London with train 1F46 just past Twyford station. Circa 1961-62 © Chris Newman

6024 King Edward I (left) and 6023 King Edward II dumped at Swindon with many other engines, including a third King, a Castle, 28XXs and many tank locos. 1963 © Chris Newman

6024 King Edward I (left) and 6023 King Edward II dumped at Swindon with many other engines, including a third King, a Castle, 28XXs and many tank locos. 1963 © Chris Newman

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