Hang on chaps, I've got a better idea.....
Why don't we paint her in LNER livery as Peppercorn intended? - David Elliott
I mean, doesn't it look good? - David Elliott
You can't even see the join.... oops! - David Elliott
The truth is that with Tornado's imminent change to Brunswick Green livery we couldn't resist a brief flight of fantasy with our locomotive as her designers intended..... Andrew Hancock of Simply Stripes Signmakers of Spennymoor supplied and fitted the vinyls to give 60163, sorry, No. 163, a brief spell in LNER livery.
Andrew Hancock applies the huge vinyls to Tornado's tender - David Elliott
And peels off the backing to reveal the letters - David Elliott