Flying Scotsman

Flying Scotsman overseas

Flying Scotsman has travelled more than the average locomotive - it is actually a globe trotting glamour icon.

Scrapheap survivor

With the arrival of diesel technology in the 1960s, Flying Scotsman was facing the scrapyard. One man just couldn't let that happen.

Scotsman’s 100mph driver

Williams (Bill) Sparshatt was Flying Scotsman’s most famous driver. He began his career as a locomotive cleaner in 1890 and..

Progress in the workshop – November 2015

A video taken in the Bury workshop of Riley &Son (E) Ltd in November 2015 as the restoration nears completion.