Arriva Rail to name a train after the “Fighting Fifth”
On Friday 11th November 2016, Arriva Rail North will name one of their large locomotives after the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. The ceremony will take place on Platform 1 of Newcastle City station.
The Fusiliers Association (Northumberland) will parade at 1045. The Naming Ceremony will start at 1055, with a brief speech to explain the ceremony and its relevance to the ‘Fighting Fifth’.
The Last Post will be sounded at 1100, followed by two minutes silence. This will be followed by Reveille.
A fitting tribute to a fine Fusilier Regimen