Sir Nigel Gresley


Sir Nigel Gresley

Nigel Gresley

Sir Herbert Nigel Gresley (né le 19 juin 1876 à Édimbourg en Écosse - décédé le 5 avril 1941 à Watton-at-Stone, dans le Hertfordshire) fut l'un des plus célèbres ingénieurs vaporiste britanniques. Il grandit à Netherseal en Angleterre. Il fut en particulier Ingénieur en chef de la compagnie du London and North Eastern Railway (LNER).

Il fut le concepteur de nombreuses locomotives anglaises célèbres dont les fameuses Pacific Classe A4 dont l'une d'elles, la Mallard 4468 battit le record de vitesse mondiale de vitesse de locomotive à vapeur en 1938.

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