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Letter of Commendation for Engine Driver - Tom Chamberlain

Letter of Commendation for Engine Driver - Tom Chamberlain

L3547. On 18th May 1958, Engine Driver Tom Chamberlain, was in charge of an express passenger train from Marylebone to Leicester. On approaching Leicester Goods South and although the signals were correct, Tom noticed that the cross-over points were incorrectly set. Taking evasive action to slow and stop the train, Tom managed to inform the signal man prior to the arrival of a fast train on the up line (London bound). For his decisive action, Tom was given a commendation from the Motor Power Officer of the British Transport Commission (see image record L3546 for Tom’s letter describing the incident).
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alt_titleLetter of commendation
themescommunity histories
socio-economic context
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Publisher
ContributorAlan Errington
Creatorpersonalname - E H Baker
corporatename - British Transport Commission
Datecreation - 16th September 1958
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Typetext - Typed letter
physical record - Official British Transport Commission headed note-paper
Formatdimension.W - 200mm
dimension.H - 255mm
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SourceAlan Errington
LanguageEn
Relationpart of - Leonard/Errington Collection
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Coveragepoint - 16th September 1958
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RightsAlan Errington