Jim Lester, the fireman who worked on board the footplate of the Winston Churchill hauling the funeral train, is reunited with the locomotive at the National Railway Museum, York, as the nation will remember how it said farewell to its wartime leader
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Churchill funeral train reunited for anniversary

The National Railway Museum in York has refurbished Sir Winston Churchill's funeral train, to mark the 50th anniversary of the event.

The locomotive that pulled the funeral train was reunited with the parcels van that carried the coffin, and the carriage that carried the leader's family.

BBC Look North's Ian Reeve was there.

  • 30 Jan 2015
  • From the section UK
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