The Royal Duchy was a named train in the 1950’s. It will be drawn by one of these engines:
- 34046 Brunton, a Bulleid Pacific design express passenger engine, a member of the West Country Class, built in 1946 at Brighton Works
- 46100 Royal Scot, built in 1927 for the fastest trains on the London, Midland and Scottish railway (LMS)
- 70000 Britannia, the first of the Britannia class Pacifics built by BR in 1950
- 70013 Oliver Cromwell, a Britannia class Pacific 4-6-2, built at Crewe in 1951 to British Railways standard design, and used on express passenger trains in East Anglia
The Royal Duchy should be passing the Tally Ho southwards (towards Totnes and Plymouth) at about midday and returning at about 7.30pm.