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Class 66 66077 ‘Benjamin Gimbert G.C.’ and 66079 ‘James Nightall G.C.’

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EWS English, Welsh and Scottish Railways, 2004.

A special print of Class 66 locomotives 66077 and 66079, which were named ‘Benjamin Gimbert G.C.’ and ‘James Nightall G.C.’ respectively on June 2nd 2004. Their actions on June 2nd 1944 at Soham saved many lives, after a wagon on their ammunition train caught fire and exploded in Soham Station. Nightall was killed, and Gimbert seriously injured. Both were awarded the George Cross. The print comes complete with details of the citation of their awards and the events of June 2nd 1944.

The names had previously been applied to Class 47 engines 47577 and 47579 in 1981 - see the print of these locos here.

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