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Petitioning The Gresley Society Trust

Reinstate the mallard on the proposed statue of Sir Nigel Gresley

The mallard:

  • - makes the statue engaging and charming
  • - links Gresley to his most famous achievement, the steam traction speed record with his loco called Mallard
  • - sparks interest in, and curiosity about, the statue and the man; very few people alive today would recognise a likeness of Gresley. Even little children will want to know why the duck is there

Without the mallard, a statue of a long-dead man most people have never heard of is not going to be noticed, and will do little to raise awareness and appreciation of Sir Nigel.

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