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|Animatronic note-taker - The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust||April 2009|
|In partnership with Gems Studio.|
For The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust,|
The WEST SHED
Midland Railway - Swanwick Junction site
off Coach Road, Golden Valley
DE5 3QW Ripley, Derbyshire.
The Animatronic Note-taker is one of three figures set up in the restored railway Dynamometer-car 45050 recreating a scene from the record breaking run on 16th November 1936 by the steam engine 6201 Princess Elizabeth.
|The Note-taker has an Animatronic Head which is programmed to look at the dynamometer computer and the note pad while the Animatronic Hand with the pencil moves to simulate writing notes.|
Interior of 45050 Test run 66 with 6201 Princess Elizabeth 16 Nov 1936
Left to Right are Reg Ford Sam Allwood and the Note-taker.