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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 legions who waited along the route to witness the iconic engine as she sped northwards.

Read more from the BBC News website.

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 its journey from London to York. It will also pass through Stamford and Grantham.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

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 from London King’s Cross as Thursday February 25.

Read more from the Scotland Today website.

More info can can be found at www.flyingscotsman.org.uk/events/inaugural-run/.

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