The Flying Scotsman

August 2020

Season 1 Episode 2 - A Legend Reborn

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After the war, the railway industry in Britain was nationalised and British Railways came into being. It wasn’t long before steam was seen as being outdated and people were looking to the future. When the government announced the Modernisation Plan in the mid-50’s it seemed Flying Scotsman’s time was up. British Railways w...

Season 1 Episode 1 - The Unstoppable Scotsman

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In 1862, a new daily service was introduced to run between London and Edinburgh along the East Coast Main Line - a route that became known as the Flying Scotsman. When the London and North eastern Railway took over the running of the line, they needed a brand new, eye-catching locomotive.