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Stanier, Sir William Line breaks: Sir Wil|liam Stan|ier
Pronunciation: /ˈstanɪə/

Definition of Stanier, Sir William in English:

( 1876–1965), English railway engineer; full name Sir William Arthur Stanier. He is chiefly remembered for his standard locomotive designs for the London Midland and Scottish Railway.

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