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Democracy at Work?

I confess I do not really understand the outcome of the ‘Engine of the Year’ poll. ¬†Perhaps we need someone from the ‘Election Night’ team on the BBC to analyse it? I do not know if it is democratically representative of popularity because there could be many other factors at work here. ¬† Some engines […]

GWR Engine of the Year Result

Wow, what a poll and what a result: a tie between D1015 Western Champion and No 3 Sir Haydn! ¬†Extraordinary. Both received 164 votes which represents 21% each of the 767 votes cast. Also, well done to 9351 for finishing top of the standard gauge steam engines. Here are the results: Position Engine Votes % […]


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