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See parts of Princess Anne you’ve never seen before
See parts of Princess Anne you’ve never seen before

See parts of Princess Anne you’ve never seen before

That's Princess Anne, the hovercraft, the largest civilian hovercraft ever made.

Nov
05
2020
The cancelled plans for a 300mph hovertrain in the UK
The cancelled plans for a 300mph hovertrain in the UK

The cancelled plans for a 300mph hovertrain in the UK

Fifty years ago a promise was made of high-speed monorails with hovercraft style trains whizzing around the country at speeds as high as 300 miles per hour.

Oct
13
2017
Save the Last Remaining British Rail Hovercraft from Destruction
Save the Last Remaining British Rail Hovercraft from Destruction

Save the Last Remaining British Rail Hovercraft from Destruction

As developers move in with bulldozers, the Hovercraft Museum Trust is this evening fighting desperately to save one of the two remaining cross channel SRN4 hovercraft from destruction.

Jan
31
2016
The hovercraft on the Thames
The hovercraft on the Thames

The hovercraft on the Thames

In 1963, a short-lived experiment took place, running a regular hovercraft service along the Thames linking Tower Bridge to Westminster.

Jul
06
2015

Photos – Two military hovercraft on the Thames

A dull rumbling sound getting slowly louder is usually a hint that I should get up and look out of the window to see if anything interesting is coming along the river. Usually it’s just a tourist boat being unusually

Mar
15
2011

Get a tour on the latest Royal Navy warship

If you are envious of the

May
18
2009

Hovercraft on the Thames

If you are looking for the hovercraft seen on the Thames on 15th March 2011,

Jan
02
2009