Alan Francis Pegler OBE, FRSA (16 April 1920 – 18 March 2012) was a British railway preservationist, best known for saving LNER Class A3 4472 Flying Scotsman and his involvement with the Ffestiniog Railway. He was awarded an OBE in the 2006 New Year Honours list. He was educated at Jesus College, Cambridge.
Pegler died on 18 March 2012, at the age of 91 after a short illness.
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... Eventually, on 24 June 1954, a group of volunteers funded by Alan Pegler purchased the company to run it as a tourist attraction and gradually restored the line to ... McMullen of the Ministry of Transport, Railways Inspectorate, accompanied by Alan Pegler, several directors and other supporters, walked the line from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Porthmadog ... to Porthmadog to celebrate the occasion and convey Mr Evans, his wife, Alan Pegler (Company Chairman) and guests en route to a clock presentation ceremony ...
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