Full steam ahead as Flying Scotsman set to return to mainline by end of 2015

Full steam ahead as Flying Scotsman set to return to mainline by end of 2015

Historic locomotive nearing the end of £4m restoration work that began in 2004, upgrading it to resume run from London to York

The historic locomotive Flying Scotsman could return to steam later this year as a £4m restoration project that has lasted more than a decade nears completion.

The overhaul of the famous engine began after it was bought by the National Railway Museum in 2004 for £2.3m. It is being fitted with the equipment needed to operate on the mainline with a view to trials beginning before the end of 2015.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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