John Duncan: ex BR Locomotive Engineer (1948-1994), Locomotive Superintendent K&WVR (1979-1990) and CME to SLOA later MSLOLtd (1993-2002).
John started his engineering apprenticeship at Gorton in the days of steam and also worked for a short time at Doncaster (including on the original A1s).
In addition to his many years experience in various areas of the UK, John has direct experience of steam loco maintenance in Canada (Canadian Pacific), Egypt (during his National Service), and Africa. He also had experience of steam in Australia.
John therefore brings to the project a wealth of knowledge about steam locomotives together with very wide operating and maintenance experience. He acts as a technical adviser to the Group.
John lives in Carlisle, England.