Flying Scotsman

The people’s engine

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

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.

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..