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Steam loco is renamed in tribute

Oliver Cromwell steam engine
The Oliver Cromwell will be renamed to honour at a ceremony in Quorn

A steam locomotive at the Great Central Railway has been renamed for one weekend to honour members of the Territorial Army.

The Oliver Cromwell was temporarily renamed as "The Territorial Army 1908-2008" by the Duke of Gloucester at a ceremony in Quorn, Leicestershire.

The renaming is to honour members of the Territorial Army who died in the service of their country.

A remembrance ceremony will also be held at the steam railway on Sunday.

The Jubilee class locomotive Leander will also be temporarily renamed - as Britannia - at Leicester North.

The nameplate from Leander will be raffled with profits to the Poppy Appeal.

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