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The wheels of the Coronation Special from Sheffield, due at St Pancras Station at six 'o clock in the morning of Coronation Day, 2nd June 1953, sang the steady, lulling dickety-clax, dickety-clax of the British Railways. Approaching a crossing the engine shreiked hysterically into the drizzly night as it pulled it's heavy load through the countryside, London-bound . . . .

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I think that it's just called Coronation. I feel sure that I had a copy of it but if so it would be in my vast collection of old books in the loft.

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The wheels of the Coronation Special from Sheffield, due at St Pancras Station at six 'o clock in the morning of Coronation Day, 2nd June 1953, sang the steady, lulling dickety-clax, dickety-clax of the British Railways. Approaching a crossing the engine shreiked hysterically into the drizzly night as it pulled it's heavy load through the countryside, London-bound . . . .

Coronation

http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=7RY3AAAAIAAJ&q=The+wheels+of+the+Coronation+Special+from+Sheffield&dq=The+wheels+of+the+Coronation+Special+from+Sheffield&hl=en&ei=fZnCTu-LOMvz8QOkkKmLBA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CD8Q6AEwAA

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