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US trip offered to Flying Scotsman enthusiast after Virgin photobomb

US trip offered to Flying Scotsman enthusiast after Virgin photobomb. A man from Lincolnshire has been offered a trip to the United States after a Virgin East Coast train photobombed his view of the Flying Scotsman. Read more from the … Continue reading

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Virgin foils rail fan’s Scotsman dream

A vintage train fan, who hoped to get a terrific view of Flying Scotsman as it travelled from London to York for the first time since its refit, had his moment of magic scuppered. Ryan Allen was one of the … Continue reading

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The Flying Scotsman returns to Peterborough after 10 year restoration this week

The legendary steam locomotive The Flying Scotsman will pass through Peterborough this week following 10 years of renovation. The locomotive will be touring the country and will pass through the city on its inaugural run on Thursday, February 25, on … Continue reading

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Flying Scotsman going full steam ahead for return to the East Coast Main Line

The most important date in a decade has been set for steam enthusiasts – the return of Flying Scotsman to the East Coast Main Line. Its owners, the National Railway Museum have now named the date for this triumphant run … Continue reading

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A section of old photos taken around Little Bytham

Here are a section of old photos taken around Little Bytham, that we’re found on flickr. Please also remeber to check out our flickr group @ www.flickr.com/groups/thebythams. Where you can 100’s of new and old photos.

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Flying Scotsman to go through Grantham

Restored railway locomotive Flying Scotsman is planning to pass through Grantham next month It follows a 10-year restoration costing more than £4million on the iconic engine which first emerged from LNER’s Doncaster works in 1923. Read more from the Grantham Matters website.

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New book on famous locomotive that put Little Bytham on the map

Little Bytham earned its place in history as the spot on the East Coast Main Line where the Mallard locomotive roared through at 126mph 
– setting a world steam speed record which has never been beaten. The date was Sunday, … Continue reading

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Locomotion: Dan Snow’s History of Railways

If you missed the great “Locomotion: Dan Snow’s History of Railways” on TV last night at 9pm on BBC2/BBC HD. You missed seeing Little Bytham on it. But not to worry, it’s on the BBC iPlayer for the next 7 … Continue reading

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Video: South Eastern Class 395 “Javelin”

South Eastern Class 395019 seen at Little Bytham. Being dragged from Dollands Moor to National Railway Museum, York.  

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ECML videos

Below are some short videos of the East Coast Mainline as it runs though Little Bytham. For more videos check out our YouTube channel @ www.YouTube.com/theBythams

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