Charles Rous-Marten

  • Practice and Performance: City of Truro – Final, final thoughts?

    Practice and Performance: City of Truro – Final, final thoughts?

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    A Practice & Performance Extra article in The RM August 2015 threw new light on the location where Charles Rous-Marten claimed to have recorded a quarter mile in 8.8secs (effectively 102.3mph) by City of Truro with the ‘Ocean Mails’ special. In essence, the platelayers that caused a brake application appeared to have been at Bradford-on-Avon…

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