Flying Scotsman

Flying Scotsman Winter Update

As we head into the festive period, here’s a run through of the latest news and events involving the nation’s..

25 February 2016 – The Inaugural Run

Relive the Inaugural Run on the 25 February when Flying Scotsman travelled from London Kings Cross to York.

Flying Scotsman gets painted

Footage taken on 18 February of Flying Scotsman being hand painted, part of its final preparations.

The people’s engine

For many enthusiasts, the prospect of seeing any steam train on the main line would hold appeal, but Flying Scotsman..

East Coast Glamour Icon

Since 1862, the 'Flying Scotsman' train service has been transporting passengers between London and Edinburgh in true style. The story is rooted in the origins of the railways in nineteenth-century Britain.

Nigel Gresley – the right man for the job

Sir Nigel Gresley is one of Britain's most famous steam locomotive engineers, responsible for both icons Flying Scotsman and Mallard. Find out more about his legacy.

Flying Scotsman v Intercity 125

Television commercial made by J. Walter Thompson (international advertising agency) in 1985 for British Rail.