Greater Anglia 'Diamond Jubilee' Locomotive Unveiled
Richard Jewson Esq, JP, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Norfolk officially named a Greater Anglia Class 90 mainline locomotive ‘Diamond Jubilee’ in a ceremony held at Norwich station on monday 30 April
The locomotive is part of the Greater Anglia fleet which operates Intercity train services on the Norwich – Ipswich – Colchester to London Liverpool Street GE mainline route, and is adorned with special ‘Diamond Jubilee’ nameplates and commemorative artwork to celebrate the forthcoming Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen.
The fitting of ‘Diamond Jubilee’ nameplates to this Class 90 continues a long-held tradition of naming locomotives operating on the Norwich to London mainline route in recognition of special events, regional organisations and historical figures.
Andrew Goodrum, Customer Services Director, Greater Anglia said: “We’re delighted to play our part in celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen by naming a locomotive ‘Diamond Jubilee’ and we’re very grateful that the Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk was able to join us to officially unveil the nameplates.”